Today's book review is back to basics for me: a thriller. And boy was this a good thriller. I read this book in just two sittings and was left gagging for me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. BlurbIn Her Words* by J.S Ellis introduces us to Sophie Knight, a stunningly … Continue reading Book Review: In Her Words by J.S Ellis
Today I have a book review (you may remember it from the cover reveal I posted last year) where half of the book is based during the end of World War II. Don't click away! I know you may have had your fill of WWII books but The Blameless Dead incorporates an interesting element of … Continue reading Book Review: The Blameless Dead by Gary Haynes
There is only one way to start this book review: The Glorious Heresies* is absolutely epic. Blurb The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney is set in Cork City, Ireland in what seems to be a few years after the recession. It begins with Maureen who kills an intruder in her home and has to ask … Continue reading Book Review: The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
Sometimes I reach for books that are completely dramatic. Other times I want something more heartfelt. I didn't ever think I would find a book that combines both wonderfully. That is until I picked up this book. Picking up the Pieces* by Joanne Worgan introduces us to Kate who has a six-year-old autistic son, Sam. She … Continue reading Book Review: Picking up the Pieces by Joanne Worgan
Is one of your New Year's resolutions to read more thought-provoking books? Yes? Well then, I have just the thing for you! Appetite by Anita Cassidy focuses on some of the biggest urges of mankind: food, sex and the desire for more from life. These urges are explored through the stories of three people: Naomi, a … Continue reading Book Review: Appetite by Anita Cassidy
Guys, I really can't believe how much more I am enjoying Young Adult books. Sci-fi/dystopian books are also creeping up my like-o-metre (totally made up that word). If there is one thing I am grateful to Joyful Antidotes for it is for opening up my range of reading genres. Emotional outburst aside, I would like … Continue reading Book Review: Aaru by David Meredith
I really worked my brain analysing possible underlying themes and often came to my own conclusion's, meaning I got what I wanted from the stories.
I have finally met a book whose title exactly reflected how I felt while reading it. It really was the best day ever reading The Best Day Ever. The Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda is told by Paul Strom, a glittering business man who appears to have a perfect life: a beautiful wife, two adorable … Continue reading Book Review: The Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda
Basically, you just have to get yourself a copy of this book. It will make your heart race, your spine tingle and your eyes want to race on and read faster than you can keep up. This is a fantastic debut from Gemma Metcalfe and I can't wait to see what she delivers next.
Finally, some more finished products to show to you! Lately I have been buying way too many cosmetics and toiletries that there is not enough time to use products to the end. It will be a hard struggle, but I will get through, at least for the sake of Joyful Antidotes. Let’s kick off with … Continue reading Empties Post #3