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 – Black Wood by S.J.I. Holliday

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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 – The Lie by C.L. Taylor

BOOK REVIEW – The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartlin

I don’t know how to begin to describe this book that I loved so much, I’d give it 10 stars if I could!! So I’ll just dive in, shall I? I loved, loved, loved this book! Anna McPartlin writes with such warmth, wit and empathy that you feel like you’re being enveloped in the outstretched … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartlin

BOOK REVIEW – Recipes for Melissa by Teresa Driscoll

  Thanks to Netgalley and Bookouture for the advance copy I received for my honest review. When Melissa was just 8 years old, her mother Eleanor died of breast cancer. Knowing that she wouldn’t be around to watch her daughter grow up, and to share with her the wisdom that is so often passed down … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Recipes for Melissa by Teresa Driscoll

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 – My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

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 BOOK REVIEW – Broken by Roni Askey-Doran

BOOK REVIEW – Don’t Turn Around by Caroline Mitchell

Thank you to Netgalley and Bookouture for the ARC I received in return for my honest review. As a teenager (many, many, many years ago!), I loved anything to do with the paranormal – movies, books … anything. As an adult I seem to have drifted away from this genre, but I am so pleased … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Don’t Turn Around by Caroline Mitchell