Owls of the Eastern Ice by Jon Slaght reviewed

Title: Owls of the Eastern Ice Author: Jonathan Slaght Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Penguin Press UK Release Date: August 04, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 256 Source: NetGalley A field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston’s Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia The Blakiston’s Fish Owl, the largest species of owl on earth, …

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Grave’s End by William Shaw reviewed

Title: Grave's End Series: DS Alexandra Cupidi Author: William Shaw Genre: Police Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: May 14, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 480 Source: NetGalley Protest. Rebel. Die An unidentified body is found in a freezer. No one seems to know or care who it is or who placed it there. DS Alexandra Cupidi …

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Underland by Robert Macfarlane reviewed

Title: Underland Author: Robert Macfarlane Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Penguin Books (UK) Release Date: May 02, 2019 Format: Ebook Pages: 280 Source: NetGalley Discover the hidden worlds beneath our feet… In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue depths of Greenland’s glaciers, to the underground networks …

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The Library of Ice by Nancy Campbell reviewed

Title: The Library of Ice Author: Nancy Campbell Genre: Non Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK Release Date: November 1, 2018 Format: Ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger …

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Rain by Melissa Harrison reviewed

Title: Rain Author: M. Harrison Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd Release Date: March 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 80 Source: NetGalley An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison. Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear …

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Review of Atlas of Cursed Places

Title: Atlas of Cursed Places Author: Olivier Le Carrer Genre: Non fiction travel Publisher: Black Dog and Leventhal Release Date: 06-10-15 Format: ebook Source: NetGalley A travel guide to places you might not want to travel to!  Irresistible to both traveller and armchair travellers some of the places are familiar – Krakatoa, the Chateau at …

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