Book Reviews of the Week: 07.08.20

Here And Now, Santa Montefiore Buy Here And Now from your local Bookseller: ‘Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore’ – Jojo Moyes ‘An enchanting read, overflowing with deliciously poignant moments’ – Dinah Jefferies ‘Santa Montefiore hits the spot for me like few other writers’ – Sarra Manning ‘One of our personal favourites’ – The TimesContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 07.08.20”

Book Reviews of the Week: 22.07.20

All The Lonely People, Mike Gayle Buy All The Lonely People from your local Bookseller: ‘Mike takes ordinary people and makes them extraordinary. Hubert Bird is a gentle hero and I loved him. All The Lonely People is a book that is perfect for the times we live in, but also one to treasure for many yearsContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 22.07.20”

Book Reviews of the Week: 14.07.20

The Ghost Factory, Jenny McCartney Buy The Ghost Factory from your local Bookseller: ‘As a private, intimate reflection on what it was like to live through the worst years of the violence, this novel is unrivalled’ Irish Sunday Independent ‘Deftly plotted and adroitly written, this account of Jacky’s conflicts is mesmeric‘ New Statesman The novel exploresContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 14.07.20”

Book Reviews of the Week: 29.06.20

Finders Keepers By Sabine Durrant Buy Finders Keepers from your local Bookseller: ‘A masterly slow-burn gripper’ – Louise Candlish ‘Beautifully written and stupendously addictive’ – Deborah Moggach ‘Utterly immersive and compulsive. Pace, place, characters, plot … It’s a masterclass’ –  Gill Hornby ‘Riveting from the first page to the last. No one creates characters likeContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 29.06.20”

Book Reviews of the Week: 22.06.20

The Simplicity Principle Julia Hobsbawn Buy The Simplicity Principle from your local Bookseller: “Julia Hobsbawm is a fascinating thinker and in this book she teaches us how to live a clearer, simpler life really thoughtfully.”–Johann Hari, author of Lost Connection “Julia Hobsbawm’s insightful and practical book gives us simple but highly effective tools to calmly navigate lifeContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 22.06.20”

Book Reviews of Debuts Week

Heatstroke by Hazel Barkworth Buy Heatstroke from your local Bookseller: It is too hot to sleep. To work. To be questioned time and time again by the police. At the beginning of a stifling, sultry summer, everything shifts irrevocably when Lily doesn’t come home once afternoon. Rachel is Lily’s teacher. Her daughter Mia’s is Lily’sContinue reading “Book Reviews of Debuts Week”