Under The Harrow by Flynn Berry

I review Under The Harrow by Flynn Berry. When Nora takes the train from London to visit her sister in the countryside, she expects to find her waiting at the station, or at home cooking dinner. But when she walks into Rachel’s familiar house, what she finds is entirely different: her sister has been the [...]

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

I review The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney. Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life. The request seems odd, even intrusive—and for the two women who answer, the consequences are devastating. Emma Reeling from a traumatic break-in, Emma wants a new place to live. But none of the apartments [...]

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

I review Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney. Many thanks to the author, publisher, & NetGalley for providing an ARC. My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Unnerving, twisted and utterly compelling, [...]

Good As Gone by Amy Gentry

I review Good As Gone by Amy Gentry. Many thanks to the author, publisher & NetGalley for providing a review copy. Thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night, witnessed only by her younger sister. Her family was shattered, but managed to stick together, hoping against hope that Julie is [...]

Caged by Onaiza Khan

Introducing Caged, a psychological thriller from upcoming Indian author Onaiza Khan. "Keep your mind right, put your body in action and let your spirit guide you.” These are the words keeping her sane after her husband kidnaps her, tearing her away from her life in India and keeping her captive in Northern Canada. But after [...]

The Mountain in My Shoe by Louise Beech

I review The Mountain in My Shoe by Louise Beech. Many thanks to Orenda Books for providing The Bandwagon with a review copy. A missing boy. A missing book. A missing husband. A woman who must find them all to find herself. On the night Bernadette finally has the courage to tell her domineering husband that [...]

Cardiac by Jeffrey Monaghan

David Spell reviews Cardiac by Jeffrey Monaghan. Embattled CEO Jack Getty is nervous. This is his final chance to save his company. He is announcing his firm’s breakthrough discovery at the world’s largest annual biotech conference. A discovery that trials show will extend human life by 75%. But as Jack approaches the podium, he suffers a [...]

The Watcher by Ross Armstrong

I review The Watcher by Ross Armstrong. Many thanks to the author, publisher & NetGalley for providing a review copy. She’s watching you, but who’s watching her? Lily Gullick lives with her husband Aiden in a new-build flat opposite an estate which has been marked for demolition. A keen birdwatcher, she can’t help spying on [...]

Girls On Fire by Robin Wasserman

I review Girls On Fire by Robin Wasserman. This is not a story of bad things happening to bad girls. I say this because I know you, Dex, and I know how you think. I'm going to tell you a story, and this time, it will be the truth. Hannah Dexter is a nobody, ridiculed [...]

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

I review Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh. So here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven dollars a week as a kind of secretary at a private juvenile correctional facility for teenage boys. I think of it now as what it really was for [...]