Category Books

The Works Book Haul

Anybody who knows me know’s I’m mad about books, and one of my favourite shops in the world is The Works. So many books at such good prices! Poor Dan is subjected to being dragged round there quite a lot. I went a bit mad in there over the past few weeks and bought quite […]

Book Review : The Silent Sister By Diane Chamberlain

“What if everything you believed turned out to be a lie? Riley MacPherson is returning to her childhood home in North Carolina. A place that holds cherished memories. While clearing out the house she finds a box of old newspaper articles – and a shocking family secret begins to unravel. Riley has spent her whole […]

Book Review : Manhatten By Ronnie Cooper

Raine: Owner of Manhattan, the sexiest nightclub in New York, Raine never doubted she’d make it – she just had no idea how many people she’d have to climb over to get to the top. Now she’s queen of the city and no one’s going to take her crown.Mai-Lin: The beautiful, enigmatic madam is as […]

Book Review : One Day By David Nicholls

“‘I can imagine you at forty,’ she said, a hint of malice in her voice. ‘I can picture it right now.’ He smiled without opening his eyes. ‘Go on then.’ 15th July 1988. Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. So […]

Follow Your Dream By Patricia Burns Review

“She was following her dream. And I’m going to do the same. I’m going to be a dancer. ” “In January 1947, Lillian’s Aunty Eileen escaped their family’s grim Southend boarding house to find her own path. Now Lillian’s gran rules the family with an iron fist and Lillian, the youngest, is no better than […]

Marshmallows For Breakfast By Dorothy Koomson Review

“When Kendra Tamale returns to England from Australia she rents a room from Kyle, a divorced father of two, and begins a new job. She’s looking forward to a fresh start and a simple life. Then she bumps into the man who shares her awful secret, and things fall apart. The only way to fix […]

Monday’s Child By Louise Bagshawe

“Gorgeous goddesses seem to surround script-reader and wannabe movie-maker Anna Brown – from her deranged glamour-queen boss to her perfect, pouting flat-mates – for Anna, being less-than-beautiful is very hard to bear. With a dead-end job and a ghastly boyfriend to boot, she wonders if she can ever be a success. In fashion- and beauty-crazed […]