Category: Literature & Fiction

Book Review: Sweet Sorrow – David Nicholls

Book Review: Sweet Sorrow – David Nicholls

About The Book One life-changing summerCharlie meets Fran... In 1997, Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don't remember in the school photograph. His exams have not gone well. At home he is looking after his father, when surely it should be the other way round, and if he thinks about the future at … Continue reading Book Review: Sweet Sorrow – David Nicholls

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Book Review: Ask Again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane

Book Review: Ask Again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane

About The Book Gillam, upstate New York: a town of ordinary, big-lawned suburban houses. The Gleesons have recently moved there and soon welcome the Stanhopes as their new neighbours. Lonely Lena Gleeson wants a friend but Anne Stanhope - cold, elegant, unstable - wants to be left alone. It's left to their children - Lena's … Continue reading Book Review: Ask Again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane

Book Review: Expectation – Anna Hope

Book Review: Expectation – Anna Hope

About The Book Hannah, Cate and Lissa are young, vibrant and inseparable. Living on the edge of a common in East London, their shared world is ablaze with art and activism, romance and revelry – and the promise of everything to come. They are electric. They are the best of friends. Ten years on, they … Continue reading Book Review: Expectation – Anna Hope

Book Review: The Most Fun We Ever Had – Claire Lombardo

Book Review: The Most Fun We Ever Had – Claire Lombardo

About The Book At a family wedding, the four Sorenson sisters polka-dot the green lawn in their summer pastels, with varying shades of hair and varying degrees of unease. Their long-infatuated parents watch on with a combination of love and concern. Sixteen years later, the already messy lives of the sisters are thrown into turmoil … Continue reading Book Review: The Most Fun We Ever Had – Claire Lombardo

Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope – Joanna Glen

Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope – Joanna Glen

About The Book Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. At six, she’s memorising the dictionary. At seven, she’s correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name: Burundi. And now that she's an adult, Augusta has no interest in the goings-on of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope – Joanna Glen

Blog Tour Review: Needlemouse – Jane O’Connor

Blog Tour Review: Needlemouse – Jane O’Connor

About The Book Sylvia Penton has been hibernating for years, it's no wonder she's a little prickly...Sylvia lives alone, dedicating herself to her job at the local university. On weekends, she helps out at a local hedgehog sanctuary because it gives her something to talk about on Mondays - and it makes people think she's … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Needlemouse – Jane O’Connor

Blog Tour Review: The Body Lies – Jo Baker

Blog Tour Review: The Body Lies – Jo Baker

About The Book When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote countryside, it’s meant to be a fresh start, away from the big city and the scene of a violent assault she’s desperate to forget. But when one of her students starts sending in chapters from his novel that blur … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Body Lies – Jo Baker