Crosstalk Synopsis Briddey is about to get exactly what she thinks she wants . . . Briddey is a high-powered exec in the mobile phone industry, overseeing new products from concept (‘anything to beat the new apple phone’) to delivery. And she works with her wonderful partner, Trent. They’ve been together for six magical weeks, […]
New novel from the author of Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore Robin Sloan, about a life-changing loaf of bread. Sourdough Synopsis Lois Clary, a software engineer at a San Francisco robotics company, codes all day and collapses at night. When her favourite sandwich shop closes up, the owners leave her with the starter for their mouthwatering sourdough bread. Lois […]
A beguiling mystery tale of family and romance, of east and west, tradition and modernity, by one of the great storytellers of our time. The Red-Haired Woman Synopsis : From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author Orhan Pamuk is The Red-Haired Woman, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them. On […]
The second title in Simon Booker’s thriller series starring investigative reporter Morgan Vine. Kill Me Twice Synopsis : ‘They got the right matches. But did they get the right person?’ Kill Me Twice finds investigative journalist Morgan Vine on the rise, her ‘one woman innocence project’ book has become a bestseller, and she’s the go-to for everyone […]
Spring Garden Synopsis : Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hope. Divorced and cut off from his family, Taro lives alone in one of the few occupied apartments in his block, a block that is to be torn down as soon as the remaining tenants leave. Since the death of […]
Today we welcome author Megan Goldin to Booklover Book Reviews to celebrate the release of her debut novel The Girl in Kellers Way and to discuss whether suspense has a place in a wired world. Our brief review of this novel and an opportunity for you to win a copy thanks to Penguin Books Australia then follows.
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 […]
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.