Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

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

Bite Sized Reviews · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring – ‘The Last’ by Hanna Jameson, ‘The Confessions of Frannie Langton’ by Sara Collins and ‘The Psychology of Time Travel’ by Kate Mascarenhas

  The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas Four female scientists in 1967 invent a time travel machine, one of the scientists suffers a public breakdown jeopardising the whole project. In 2017 Ruby and her Granny Bee, former time travel scientist receive a warning from the future. 2018 and Odette finds a dead woman… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring – ‘The Last’ by Hanna Jameson, ‘The Confessions of Frannie Langton’ by Sara Collins and ‘The Psychology of Time Travel’ by Kate Mascarenhas

Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Book Review – ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty

  THE BOOK The retreat at health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and absorb the meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. Miles from anywhere, without cars or phones, they have no way to reach the outside world. Just time… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘After the Party’ by Cressida Connolly

THE BOOK It is the summer of 1938 and Phyllis Forrester has returned to England after years abroad. Moving into her sister’s grand country house, she soon finds herself entangled in a new world of idealistic beliefs and seemingly innocent friendships. Fevered talk of another war infiltrates their small, privileged circle, giving way to a… Continue reading Book Review – ‘After the Party’ by Cressida Connolly

Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

Book Review – ‘Christmas With the Bomb Girls’ by Daisy Styles

THE BOOK Christmas is approaching at the Phoenix Munitions Factory and it’s going to be a year to remember. A factory floor might not be their first choice of a place to spend Christmas, but pulling together and making do is exactly what the Bomb Girls are best at. Gladys, back from singing for the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Christmas With the Bomb Girls’ by Daisy Styles

Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

Book Review – ‘Leopard At The Door’ by Jennifer McVeigh

THE BOOK Stepping off the boat in Mombasa, eighteen-year-old Rachel Fullsmith stands on Kenyan soil for the first time in six years. She has come home. But when Rachel reaches the family farm at the end of the dusty Rift Valley road, she finds so much has changed. Her beloved father has moved his new… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Leopard At The Door’ by Jennifer McVeigh