Month: March 2019

March 2019 Books

March 2019 Books

Hello! March was a funny old month here at Beverley Has Read. I started the month by having an operation. It was considered to be major surgery but due to the marvels of modern medicine and keyhole surgery I was a day patient and back home in time for the 6 o' clock news. This … Continue reading March 2019 Books

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Book Review: Stone Mothers – Erin Kelly

Book Review: Stone Mothers – Erin Kelly

About The Book The Victorians used to call their mental hospitals stone mothers,' I say. 'They thought the design of the building could literally nurse the sick back to health.' Marianne grew up in the shadow of the old asylum, a place that still haunts her dreams. She was seventeen when she fled the town, … Continue reading Book Review: Stone Mothers – Erin Kelly

Book Review: Nobody’s Wife – Laura Pearson

Book Review: Nobody’s Wife – Laura Pearson

About The Book Of the four of them, only three remained. And there was no going backwards from there.’ Emily and Josephine have always shared everything. They’re sisters, flatmates, and best friends. It’s the two of them against the world. When Emily has the perfect wedding, and Josephine finds the perfect man, they know things … Continue reading Book Review: Nobody’s Wife – Laura Pearson

Book Review: Normal People – Sally Rooney

Book Review: Normal People – Sally Rooney

About The Book Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story … Continue reading Book Review: Normal People – Sally Rooney

12 Great Books For Your Book Club

12 Great Books For Your Book Club

Hello! Back in 2012 I joined a book club with my friend and have never looked back. We meet once a month in a local pub and there around ten of us who read a book and then chat about it. I love it and have made friends there and have visited book events with … Continue reading 12 Great Books For Your Book Club

10 Great World War Two Fiction Books

10 Great World War Two Fiction Books

Hello! I've always been interested in History, so much so that I have an A Level in it. I did my degree in Business Management and English Literature but I think if I ever had the gazillion pounds spare to do a degree just for fun, I think I would study History. One of my … Continue reading 10 Great World War Two Fiction Books

Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

About The Book Three years ago, Lelle's daughter went missing in a remote part of Northern Sweden. Lelle has spent the intervening summers driving the Silver Road under the midnight sun, frantically searching for his lost daughter, for himself and for redemption. Meanwhile, seventeen-year-old Meja arrives in town hoping for a fresh start. She is the same … Continue reading Book Review: The Silver Road by Stina Jackson