Entries by Suzanne

Weekly Recap #157: Week of 5/31 – 6/6

  It’s time for another weekly recap post of all things happening on and off the blog. This week I’ll be linking to the Sunday Post, which is hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I honestly have no idea what to even write this week. What is going on in this country and even in my own town […]

Can’t Wait Wednesday – SOME OTHER NOW by Sarah Everett

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to […]

Mini Reviews: June 2nd Releases

  Today I’m sharing reviews of some great new books that are being released this week.  I’ve got a couple of contemporary reads and the first installment in an exciting new YA fantasy trilogy. And yes, I know my “mini” reviews aren’t all that mini, but I easily could have written so much more for […]

Spotlight Post: My Summer of Love & Misfortune by Lindsay Wong

  I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the MY SUMMER OF LOVE AND MISFORTUNE Lindsay Wong Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours.  Thanks so much to Jaime for allowing me to take part and to Lindsay Wong and Simon Pulse for allowing me to preview this fun new novel.  Check out my […]

Review: THE PRISONER’S WIFE by Maggie Brookes

Review:  THE PRISONER’S WIFE by Maggie BrookesThe Prisoner's Wife by Maggie Brookes
four-half-stars
Published by Berkley Books on May 26, 2020
Genres: Historical Fiction
Pages: 400
Source: Netgalley
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FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. All opinions are my own..

              Set during WWII, Maggie Brookes’ new novel The Prisoner’s Wife follows a British soldier named Bill and a Czech girl named Izzy.  Bill is a POW who has been sent, along with several other prisoners, to labor at Izzy’s family’s farm. As soon as Bill and Izzy meet, […]

four-half-stars

About Maggie Brookes

Maggie Brookes is a British ex-journalist and BBC television producer turned poet and novelist.
The Prisoner’s Wife is based on an extraordinary true story of love and courage, told to her by an ex-WW2 prisoner of war. Maggie visited the Czech Republic, Poland and Germany as part of her research for the book, learning largely forgotten aspects of the war.
The Prisoner’s Wife is due to be published by imprints of Penguin Random House in the UK and in the US in May 2020. Publication in other countries, including Holland, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic will follow.
As well as being a writer, Maggie is an advisory fellow for the Royal Literary Fund and also an Associate Professor at Middlesex University, London, England, where she has taught creative writing since 1990. She lives in London and Whitstable, Kent and is married, with two grown-up daughters.
She has published five poetry collections in the UK under her married name of Maggie Butt. Poetry website: www.maggiebutt.co.uk

Can’t Wait Wednesday – THE COUSINS by Karen M. McManus

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to […]

Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Tantalizing Opening Lines in Books

  Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.  Top Ten Tuesday has been one of my favorite memes […]

Mini Reviews: The “Slow Burn” Edition

  Today I’m sharing reviews of some new and recent releases that are sure to please anyone who enjoys a fun and heartwarming read with a side of slow burn romance.   Author: Kwana Jackson Publication Date: May 19, 2020 Publisher:  Berkley Books FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley.  […]

Weekly Recap #156: Week of 5/17 – 5/23

  It’s time for another weekly recap post of all things happening on and off the blog. This week I’ll be linking to the Sunday Post, which is hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. So, I came down with a major case of the blogger blahs last week.  I don’t know if it’s specifically the pandemic/lockdown situations, the […]

Can’t Wait Wednesday – INSTANT KARMA by Marissa Meyer

  “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to […]