Book Reviews

The Forever Ship – Francesca Haig

The Forever Ship – Francesca Haig

The final in the Fire sermon trilogy! I've been eagerly anticipating this book since finishing the first in the series and trying to imagine how Haig was going to conclude her story of a post nuclear war society. With the Alpha and Omega soldiers now working together...

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The Lodger – C L Taylor

The Lodger – C L Taylor

I've had this short story on my kindle since it was released from C L Taylor's newsletter, sadly life (a newborn baby) got in the way of me being able to read this till now whilst clearing my vast to read pile on my kindle! The Lodger introduces us to Laura on the...

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Reveal: Robbie Williams – Chris Heath

Reveal: Robbie Williams – Chris Heath

I bought this book for myself around Christmas as a treat, from the advertising I saw for it it looked like this would be a fun insight into one of the biggest popstars.  The book alternates from more or less the present time 2016/2017 and goes back to the early...

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One Perfect Summer – Paige Toon

One Perfect Summer – Paige Toon

There’s something about Paige Toon’s books that is magic, I always find myself drawn in from the first to the last page and One Perfect Summer was no different.   Here we meet Alice, 18 and just about to start at university but before she leaves her parents and best...

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Blog Tour: Girl Targeted – Val Collins

Blog Tour: Girl Targeted – Val Collins

GIrl Targeted is he first book by Val Collins I have read and I was immediately interested just from reading the blurb. Girl Targeted is an interesting thriller, We have a murdered woman, Delia and a journalist, who is trying to make a name for themselves. We meet a...

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Some Kind of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

Some Kind of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

Another of our favourite authors at Compelling Reads, we’ve been reading Giovanna’s novels since her first and are always eagerly anticipating her next release…   In Some Kind of Wonderful we are introduced to Lizzie who is on holiday with her boyfriend Ian.  We learn...

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BLOG TOUR: The Silent Girls – Dylan Young

BLOG TOUR: The Silent Girls – Dylan Young

First of all I would like to thank Bookouture for providing me with a copy of The Silent Girls to review. At the moment I am all for crime and thriller books, I just can't get enough of them. I was excited when I saw this book mentioned as it sounded like the perfect...

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The Escape – C L Taylor

The Escape – C L Taylor

So first off… I’m back!  Apologies for the absence in reviews over the last few months, reading had taken a backseat whilst I was on maternity leave.  However I’m now back on the commute and reading is back on, and I thought what better way to kick off 2018 then...

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Blog Tour: Silent Lies – Kathryn Croft

Blog Tour: Silent Lies – Kathryn Croft

Silent Lies is the latest novel from Kathryn Croft and from the beginning we are thrown straight into a strong and thrilling plot. Mia, Zach and Freya are the perfect family until one day Zach suddenly commits suicide. Mia is left behind picking up the pieces of his...

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BLOG TOUR: Playing Defense – Aven Ellis

BLOG TOUR: Playing Defense – Aven Ellis

Aven is back with the latest installment in the Dallas Demons series. This time we focus on JP and Reese, both of whom we have met in previous Dallas Demon books. Playing Defense is Aven at her best once again. With her lighthearted plot, loveable characters and...

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BLOG TOUR: Christmas at Mistletoe Cove – Holly Martin

BLOG TOUR: Christmas at Mistletoe Cove – Holly Martin

Christmas at Mistletoe Cove takes us back to Hope Island and some old favourites. This time we follow Eden and her best friend Dougie. They have been best friends since they were children, but Eden has been in love with him for the last 12 years but feels that Dougie...

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BLOG TOUR: Race To The Kill – Helen Cadbury

BLOG TOUR: Race To The Kill – Helen Cadbury

Race to the Kill is the final installment in the Sean Denton series of books. During a busy night shift, Sean is approached by a woman asking for help. What they stumble upon is more than either he or his partner could have anticipated. As they delve in to the events...

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All The Good Things – Clare Fisher

All The Good Things – Clare Fisher

A lovely treat through the letter box in Clare Fisher's All the Good Things.  It was a rainy Monday and my kindle battery had died so I looked to my unread book shelf and this caught my eye.  From page one I was hooked in Beth's story - at 21 years old she is in...

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BLOG BLITZ: Summer at Buttercup Beach – Holly Martin

BLOG BLITZ: Summer at Buttercup Beach – Holly Martin

Holly Martin is back with another delicious read that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. We are once again back on the gorgeous and idyllic Hope Island, this time with the focus on Freya and Roma; both of whom appeared in Spring at Blueberry Bay. We also meet up with...

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BLOG TOUR: Guilty – Laura Elliot

BLOG TOUR: Guilty – Laura Elliot

Guilty is a deliciously gripping psychological thriller. Guilty begins with a prologue setting the scene and was from the off a book unlike any I have read in recent months. At first we are introduced to the Lawson family, consisting of Constance and her parents, her...

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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Kelly has read 3 books toward her goal of 50 books.
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Kelly's Books

Black Dog
Silent Scream
The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot!
The A to Z of You and Me
Tied Up with Love
The Man Who Can't Be Moved
Listen Up, Pup!
Guess What Happened At School Today
The Liar's Chair
The Night Before Christmas
The Two of Us
As Good As It Gets?
Jenny Lopez Saves Christmas
Shopaholic on Honeymoon
Surviving the Rachel
Over the Green Hills
Captivated by You
Mishaps & Mistletoe
Christmas With Billy and Me
I’ll Take New York


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