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Review – I Made A Mistake by Jane Corry

Synopsis: In Poppy Page's mind, there are two types of women in this world: those who are faithful to their husbands, and those who are not. Until now, Poppy has never questioned which she was.  But when handsome, charming Matthew Gordon walks back into her life after almost two decades, that changes. Poppy makes a… Continue reading Review – I Made A Mistake by Jane Corry

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Review – Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

Synopsis: A stunning debut novel with echoes of Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and Sara Collins’ The Confessions of Frannie Langton The pale-skinned, black-eyed baby is a bad omen. That’s one thing the people on the old plantation are sure of. The other is that Miss Rue – midwife, healer, crafter of curses – will know what to do. But… Continue reading Review – Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

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Review – Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

Synopsis: A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects his family from the dangers lurking in the outside world and makes sure that his children will always… Continue reading Review – Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

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Review – Valentin by Elizabeth Wetmore

Synopsis: Mercy is hard in a place like this. I wished him dead before I ever saw his face…   Mary Rose Whitehead isn’t looking for trouble – but when it shows up at her front door, she finds she can’t turn away.   Corinne Shepherd, newly widowed, wants nothing more than to mind her… Continue reading Review – Valentin by Elizabeth Wetmore

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Reread – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

“After a youth and manhood passed half in unutterable misery and half in dreary solitude, I have for the first time found what I can truly love—I have found you.  You are my sympathy—my better self—my good angel.  I am bound to you with a strong attachment.  I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent,… Continue reading Reread – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

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Extract – Wedding Bells for Woolworths by Elaine Everest

Today I have another exciting extract for you from Elaine Everest's latest release Wedding Bells for Woolworths, the fifth installment in Elaine Everest's much-loved Woolworths series! Wedding Bells for Woolworths by Elaine Everst is out now, published by Pan Macmillan, priced £6.99 as papaerback orginal and eBook. Synopsis: July 1947. Britain is still gripped by… Continue reading Extract – Wedding Bells for Woolworths by Elaine Everest

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Extract – Sing Backwards and Weep by Mark Lanegan

Today I have an exciting extract for you from Sing Backwards and Weep, a memoir by Mark Lanegan, who is often regarded as one of the most influential musicians of our time! Synopsis: From the back of the van to the front of the bar, from the hotel room to the emergency room, onstage, backstage,… Continue reading Extract – Sing Backwards and Weep by Mark Lanegan

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Review – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Synopsis: TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART. On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home?  Their mother, Agnes, is over a… Continue reading Review – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

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Spot light – The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake

Today I have an exciting book to showcase for you all. The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake. Melanie Blake’s bestselling novel The Thunder Girls is the ultimate binge read for lockdown. The No.1 bestselling novel has been selected as one of Kindle’s eBooks of the month for April 2020 at the discounted price of 99p… Continue reading Spot light – The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake

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Review – The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Synopsis: ileen is sick of being 79. Leena's tired of life in her twenties. Maybe it's time they swapped places... When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about… Continue reading Review – The Switch by Beth O’Leary