About the Book Íso Perdido, a young Guatemalan woman, works at a fertility clinic at Ixchel, named for the Mayan goddess of creation and destruction. Íso tends to the rich women who visit the clinic for the supposed conception-enhancing properties of the local lake. She is also the lover of Dr. Mann, the American doctor… Continue reading Book Review – Stranger by David Bergen @Duckbooks
About The Book Helen Cooper has a charmed life. She's beautiful, accomplished, organised - the star parent at the school. Until she disappears. But Helen wasn't abducted or murdered. She's chosen to walk away, abandoning her family, husband Sam, and her home. Where has Helen gone, and why? What has driven her from her… Continue reading Book Review – What She Left by Rosie Fiore
About the Book THEN She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. NOW It’s been ten years since Ellie disappeared, but Laurel has never given up hope of finding her daughter. And then one day a charming… Continue reading Book Review – Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
It's monsoon weather outside so perfect for snuggling under my favourite blanket and cracking open Lisa Jewell's latest book 'Then She Was Gone'. I'm only 60 pages in and I'm already hooked.
The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde by Eve Chase From the present day . . . Applecote Manor captivates Jessie with it promise of hazy summers in the Cotswolds. She believes it's the perfect escape for her troubled family. But the house has an unsettling history, and strange rumours surround the estate. … Continue reading Book Review – The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde by Eve Chase
So here are the books I'm planning to read during the challenge this month, a mixture of physical and ebooks. Fortunately 3 of them are also on my #20BooksofSummer list, a rather cunning plan don't you think? 😉
I've just discovered ARC August on OneBookishGirl's blog. It's a reading challenge hosted by Read Sleep Repeat and it's a perfect way to help to clear my NetGalley shelves. Here are the rules Any Advanced Reading Copy counts as part of this reading challenge; your back list books count No blog necessary to participate, but… Continue reading #ARCAugust Reading Challenge