Shtum by Jem Lester reviewed

Title: Shtum Author: Jem Lester Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orion Release Date: January 26, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken, so when Ben and Jonah are forced to move in with Ben’s elderly father, three generations of men – one who can’t …

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The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough reviewed

Title: The Language of Dying Author: Sarah Pinborough Genre: Fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: 01 December, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 88 Source: NetGalley A woman sits beside her father’s bedside as the night ticks away the final hours of his life. As she watches over her father, she relives the past week and the …

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Dying, A Memoir by Cory Taylor reviewed

Title: Dying, A Memoir Author: Cory Taylor Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 160 Source: NetGalley Read  Cory Taylor is one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted …

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Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney reviewed

Title: Under a Pole Star Author: Stef Penney Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: November 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 576 Source: NetGalley Flora Mackie was twelve when she first crossed the Arctic Circle on her father’s whaling ship. Now she is returning to the frozen seas as the head of her own …

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Cousins by Salley Vickers reviewed

Title: Cousins Author: Salley Vickers Genre: Fiction Publisher: Viking Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley How much can love ask of us? Brilliant and mercurial Will Tye suffers a life changing accident. The terrible event ripples through three generations of the complex and eccentric Tye family, bringing to light old …

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Inch Levels by Neil Hegarty reviewed

Title: Inch Levels Author: Neil Hegarty Genre: Mystery Publisher: Head of Zeus Release Date: 08 September, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley A haunting debut set in the harsh, beautiful landscape of Ireland’s north coast. Patrick Jackson lies on his deathbed in Derry and recalls a family history marked by secrecy and silence, and …

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