A new novel from one of South Korea’s most celebrated contemporary writers. Familiar Things Synopsis : Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea’s glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the city by poverty, is it here that 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother […]
I love the increasing accessibility of novellas via ebook these days. Two in the science-fiction genre I’ve read recently are Displaced by J F Slade and Brisk Money by Adam Christopher. Displaced Synopsis : What will you justify for peace? In a not-so-distant future, genetically engineered super soldiers keep the peace by freezing criminal offenders and displacing them in […]
Three distinctly different titles this fortnight – two literary, two in translation, two yet to be released. October is the Coldest Month by Christoffer Carlsson [ Available for pre-order Book Depository | Amazon | Bookworld(Aus) ] Hot on the heels of his bestselling Scandinavian crime series featuring Leo Junker, Swedish author Christoffer Carlsson has now directed his […]
Today we welcome author Anna Daniels to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us why she chose London as one of the settings for her debut novel Girl in Between. Our brief review of this novel and an opportunity for you to win a copy thanks to Allen & Unwin then follows.
We have just surpassed 1500 followers on Twitter, so we are celebrating with a worldwide book giveaway! Since here at Booklover Book Reviews we are all about reading diversely, whether that be genre, setting or author origin, this giveaway will reflect that. Anyone that lives in a country that Book Depository ships to (pretty much […]
An Ideal Husband Synopsis : A tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society, and a showering of Wildean witticism are only a few of the reasons why this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London, in New York, and on the silver screen. This 1895 drama is eerily prescient, as it […]
Today we welcome Christoph Martin, the collaborative writing team of Christoph Martin Zollinger and Libby O’Loghlin, to Booklover Book Reviews to tell us about the research that went into their new novel The Expansion. The Expansion Synopsis: In politics and big business, truth is a matter of opinion. Straddling the storyworlds of Panama, Washington and […]
Fatal Crossing Synopsis : A Danish crime debut which has already sold more than 10,000 copies and featured prominently in the Danish bestseller charts. When a picture of two Danish girls who disappeared on a boat bound for England in 1985 surfaces in an old suitcase, journalist Nora Sand’s professional curiosity is immediately awakened. Before she knows […]
Today we welcome author David Cohen to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us the story behind his latest novel, Disappearing off the Face of the Earth. ‘David Cohen takes suburban life and turns it into a warped comedy with a body count, letting weirdness in, compellingly, irresistibly, until our sense of what’s real is […]
Two psychological thrillers to get excited about. The Girl in Kellers Way by Megan Goldin [ Available for pre-order Book Depository | Bookworld(Aus) | Amazon ] Described as “a heart-stopping novel of deception and delusion from an exciting new Australian author of domestic noir”, this will be published by Penguin Books on 29 May 2017.