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Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

  THE BOOK   Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left. For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg. For him, she will leap onto the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

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Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review

  THE BOOK Nine people arrive one night on Chelsea Bridge. They’ve never met. But at the same time, they run, and leap to their deaths. Each of them received a letter in the post that morning, a pre-written suicide note, and a page containing only four words: Nothing important happened today. That is how… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘Period.’ by Emma Barnett

THE BOOK Emma loathes her period. Really, she does. But there’s something she loathes even more: not being able to talk about it. Freely, funnily and honestly. Without men and women wrinkling their noses as if she’s pulled her tampon out and offered it as an hors d’oeuvre. But somehow, despite women having had periods… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Period.’ by Emma Barnett

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Blog Tour – ‘The Secret Santa’ by Trish Harnetiaux – Book Review

    THE BOOK A lavish party. An isolated mansion. Two hosts who will do anything to protect their secrets. When husband and wife Henry and Claudine organise their company’s Christmas party in a remote mansion, they expect it to be a night to remember. But the festive mood quickly turns sour when a sinister… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Secret Santa’ by Trish Harnetiaux – Book Review

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Blog Tour – ‘The Glittering Hour’ by Iona Grey – Book Review

  THE BOOK   1925. The war is over and a new generation is coming of age, keen to put the trauma of the previous one behind them. Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing whose life is dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure; to parties and drinking and staying just the right side of… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Glittering Hour’ by Iona Grey – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

  THE BOOK More than fifteen years after the events of ‘The Handmaidโ€™s Tale’, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

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Blog Tour – ‘In The Absence of Miracles’ by Michael J Malone – Book Review.

  THE BOOK John Docherty’s mother has just been taken into a nursing home following a massive stroke and she’s unlikely to be able to live independently again. With no other option than to sell the family home, John sets about packing up everything in the house. In sifting through the detritus of his family’s… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘In The Absence of Miracles’ by Michael J Malone – Book Review.

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Book Review – ‘The Giver of Stars’ by Jojo Moyes

  THE BOOK Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Rooseveltโ€™s new traveling library, Alice… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Giver of Stars’ by Jojo Moyes

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Blog Tour – ‘Her Last Promise’ by Kathryn Hughes – Book Review

THE BOOK Tara Richards was just a girl when she lost her mother. Years later when Tara receives a letter from a London solicitor its contents shake her to the core. Someone has left her a key to a safe deposit box. In the box lies an object that will change everything Tara thought she… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Her Last Promise’ by Kathryn Hughes – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘Breaking & Mending’ by Joanna Cannon

THE BOOK โ€œA few years ago, I found myself in A&E. I had never felt so ill. I was mentally and physically broken. So fractured, I hadn’t eaten properly or slept well, or even changed my expression for months. I sat in a cubicle, behind paper-thin curtains and I shook with the effort of not… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Breaking & Mending’ by Joanna Cannon