Book Review: Mentoring Mr Singleman by Kim Sancreed

Missing school? Whether you are a teacher or a student, this book will bring you right back between its four walls. Goodreads Blurb Mentoring Mr Singleman by Kim Sancreed A witty, off-beat romance set in Cornwall. New member of faculty Kate finds herself living below one of her colleagues in a converted engine house on … Continue reading Book Review: Mentoring Mr Singleman by Kim Sancreed

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Book Review: All the Words Unspoken by Serena Kaur

Yet another book I devoured in 24 hours! I hope you enjoy it as much. Goodreads Blurb All the Words Unspoken by Serena Kaur Things are not going well for Maansi Cavale. Her depression is worsening, she barely passes her university exams and she winds up stuck at home, full of regret and unable to … Continue reading Book Review: All the Words Unspoken by Serena Kaur

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Book Review: Art and Soul by Claire Huston

This next book will have you feeling all cosy inside. Exactly what you need right now, right? Goodreads Blurb Art and Soul by Claire Huston There’s no problem Becky Watson can’t fix. Except her own love life… Struggling single mother Becky Watson longs to revive her career as a life-fixer, working miracles to solve her … Continue reading Book Review: Art and Soul by Claire Huston

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Book Extract: One Last Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton

Three is the magic number. That's why, after bringing you reviews of Another Shot and An Extra Shot, I'm now providing an extract from the final book in the trilogy, One Last Shot. Enjoy! Book Extract: One Last Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton The opening of the book sees Jo-Jo wondering what to do next. … Continue reading Book Extract: One Last Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton

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Book Review: Surviving Me by Jo Johnson

Wow. Just wow. This book was amazing. Simply amazing. Goodreads Blurb Surviving Me by Jo Johnson Tom has decided he doesn't want to live. Adam wishes he had a choice. Tom's lost his job and now he's been labelled 'spermless'. He doesn't exactly feel like a modern man, although his double life helps. Yet when … Continue reading Book Review: Surviving Me by Jo Johnson

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Love Potions and Other Calamities by Charlie Laidlaw

I made a pledge to read more light-hearted books this year and then this next book I'm about to review landed on my doorstep. Thank you, Charlie Laidlaw, it certainly made me smile. Goodreads Blurb Love Potions and Other Calamities by Charlie Laidlaw Love Potions and Other Calamities is a comic tale of love and … Continue reading Love Potions and Other Calamities by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: Silver Spoons: One’s Journey Through Addiction by Sarah Dickinson

*Trigger warning* This book featured in this review deals with the issue of heroin addiction. Goodreads Blurb Silver Spoons: One's Journey Through Addiction by Sarah Dickinson Silver Spoons: One's Journey Through Addiction, takes an intimate and raw look at the current face of addiction and recovery. Talking about the current opioid epidemic, we follow a young couple while one of them goes through the … Continue reading Book Review: Silver Spoons: One’s Journey Through Addiction by Sarah Dickinson

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Book Review: Mine by Emily Merrill

*Trigger Warning* This book deals with the topic of domestic abuse. Goodreads Blurb Mine by Emily Merrill Avery and Luke are solid. The love they have is the envy of her friends. So when he joins her at university, she's pretty sure that life can't get much better. But something is changing and when Avery … Continue reading Book Review: Mine by Emily Merrill

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Book Review: Death Train by Daye Williams

I'm fussy when it comes to short stories. It takes a lot to impress me. But when one does... well, I like to share it on Joyful Antidotes! Goodreads Blurb Death Train by Daye Williams Upon a grand spiritual train that delivers/commutes dead beings into the Underworld, a mysterious passenger cloaked in an enchanted veil … Continue reading Book Review: Death Train by Daye Williams

Strange Secrets Book Review

Book Review: Strange Secrets by Mike Russell

It's Halloween. Strange things are in the air. Like this quirky collection of short stories. Goodreads Blurb Strange Secrets by Mike Russell Discover the mystery of the two-headed rose and many more Strange Secrets in this new collection of extraordinary stories by Mike Russell. 'It can't be real.' 'But it is.' Strange Secrets invites you … Continue reading Book Review: Strange Secrets by Mike Russell