October is here, which means loads more books to buy! As a busy bookworm mummy, I too have felt despair at seeing pages and pages of newly released books and not knowing where to start. (Side note: Couldn't they take a break from publishing new stuff for a bit? Gimme a moment to catch up… Continue reading Mummy’s October Picks!
Time to share my TBR list for this month! Monster by Michael Grant - eArc Spellslinger by Sebastien De Castell A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars by Yaba Badoe - Bookclub Book! Daughter of a Burning City by Amanda Foddy The Jane Austen BBC Radio Drama Collection - Audiobook What will you be reading this… Continue reading TBR List – October 2017
Hidden away in Hardwick Hall, Lady Arbella Stuart, an unwilling contender for the throne of sixteenth century England, longs for freedom. But to escape her gilded prison, she must trust those on the outside, who may have their own secret motives in liberating her. Arbella knows that discovery will end in her death. But what choice does any woman have, when trapped in a man's world?
The United States has elected a volatile demagogue as president, and when a war of words spirals out of control and the Commander in Chief comes perilously close to launching a nuclear attack, it's clear someone has to act. When Washington operator Maggie Costello stumbles on an inside plot to kill the president, she is faced with the ultimate moral dilemma. Should she save the president or commit treason?
Diana Cowper starts her day by arranging her own funeral. Six hours later, she's murdered in her own home. Surly and enigmatic Private Detective Hawthorne is on a quest to expose the case's secrets, while hiding his own. And a reluctant Author finds himself drawn into an uncontrollable story by an unsolved mystery, and a trail of bloody clues. Spread the word. The word is Murder.
Claire, a Mono who has only one day’s worth of memory, and her husband Mark, a Duo who has two, are a shining example of a new vision of tolerance and equality in a world where mixed marriages are frown upon. Until Mark's beautiful mistress turns up dead, and he becomes the prime suspect in her murder. When both the investigator’s and the suspect’s memories are constantly erased—how can anyone learn the truth?
In the city of Darien, ruled by twelve families desperately clinging to their crumbling power, a plot to murder the King is hatched. It draws six strangers into to the city - Elias, a hunter with a special knack, Deeds, a man who feels no guilt, Tellius, and old swordsman banished from his home, Arthur, a quiet boy with mysterious origins, Daw, a thief and a gambler, and Nancy, whose talents will be the undoing of them all.
A decade after scientists discovered that everyone's DNA contains one gene they share with only one other person, millions have taken the test to find their genetic soul mates. With a single swab, five people's lives are about to change as they find the one person they are meant to be with... And uncover shocking, deadly, secrets.
So here’s my TBR for this month!
Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. Celeste is royalty among the parent crowd. The two take a new to town, single mom under their wing, none of them realizing how the arrival of Jane and her little boy will affect them all. And there's the murder. Or was it an accident? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what?