Love Orange by Natasha Randall #BookReview

I would like to say a huge thank you to Riverrun Books for very kindly sending me a copy of Love Orange and for having me along on the Buddy Read, which I thoroughly enjoyed. It was great getting to know the other bloggers on twitter and chatting all about this brilliant book. The blurbContinue reading “Love Orange by Natasha Randall #BookReview”

The Night of the Flood by Zoe Somerville #BookReview

Hello! Today is a good day, not just because all three of my children have gone back to school full-time (hurray!) and I’m enjoying a quiet and productive day, but also because it’s my turn to review this wonderful book for the blog tour arranged by Head of Zeus – thank you so much forContinue reading “The Night of the Flood by Zoe Somerville #BookReview”

The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue

Hello and welcome back to my blog where today I have the absolute pleasure of reviewing The Temple House Vanishing 💛 I loved everything about this book, the storyline, the setting, the characters but especially the exquisite writing. Even the cover is absolutely gorgeous with its shiny gold foil leaf cover. It is easily oneContinue reading “The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue”

Inside the Beautiful Inside by Emily Bullock

The blurb … One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest meets Mutiny on the Bounty – an exploration of love, sanity, suffering and compassion wrapped into the sensual and lyrical tale of one man’s lonely Odyssey.  Based on the story of James Norris, American Marine and inmate of Bethlem Hospital for the Insane (1800-1815). When theContinue reading “Inside the Beautiful Inside by Emily Bullock”

The Truth in a Lie by Jan Turk Petrie

The blurb … Secrets and lies can be so destructive – especially when you lie to yourself. Charlotte Preece, a successful writer, moves to a riverside apartment after breaking up with her lover. She feels guilty when the upheaval so disturbs her student daughter, Kate, that she fails her first-year exams. Charlotte is then calledContinue reading “The Truth in a Lie by Jan Turk Petrie”

Here is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan

The blurb … It happened,               again and again              and  again and again and again.  Together                  apart.  In love                  in aching.  Tangled  unravelling.  Ana and Connor have been having an affair for three years. In hotel rooms and coffee shops, swiftly deleted texts and briefly snatched weekends, they have built a world with none but theContinue reading “Here is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan”

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

The blurb … ‘Awfully opinionated for a girl’ is what they call Hillary as she grows up in her Chicago suburb. Smart, diligent, and a bit plain, that’s the general consensus. Then Hillary goes to college, and her star rises. At Yale Law School, she continues to be a leader— and catches the eye of driven, handsome and charismaticContinue reading “Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld”