BOOK REVIEW – Black Wood by S.J.I. Holliday

This was THE Book Club’s (Facebook) April Book of The Month (BOTM) – a new concept where everyone who wants to, reads a pre-selected book (which members vote on). They then have 4 weeks in which to read the book, and then there is an online discussion together with the author. This is a dark... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW – The Lie by C.L. Taylor

I couldn’t wait to read this book, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t put it down, and read it within 48 hours! Jane Hughes is living what could be referred to as a ‘small’ life in a quiet region of Wales. She loves her job in an animal sanctuary, and is enjoying what could... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW – My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

What started out as quite an enjoyable memoir, deteriorated into a rather self-indulgent meander of self-discovery, with the help of the works of J.D. Salinger. Rakoff writes of her year working for her ‘Boss’ at ‘The Agency’, but more about that later. She’s 23 and has drifted slightly from her planned life-path and having returned... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW – Broken by Roni Askey-Doran

I received a copy of this book in return for my honest review. It’s Emily’s birthday, and she has decided,  that it’s also the day she’s going to end her life! She’s taken one knock too many, from what she remembers as a dysfunctional upbringing, to her disastrous, abusive marriage, the loss of her baby,... Continue Reading →

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