Soooo I forgot to mention what I read over the last few months so I thought I would compile them into one blog. Enjoy!Continue reading “My April, May and June in books”
Anyone who knows me knows that Giovanna Fletcher is my favourite author. I really loved the first instalment of this series and this second one really didn’t let me down.
*MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS*Continue reading “The Eve Illusion by Tom and Giovanna Fletcher – Review”
‘Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?’
For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answers pretty simple: in his own words, ‘pissed his life away’. And on New Year’s Eve he’s going to end it all… but not, as it happens, alone. Because first single-mum Maureen, the eighteen-year-old Jess and lastly failed-musician-turned-pizza-boy JJ turn up and crash Martin’s private party. They’ve stolen his idea – but brought their own reasons.
Yes it’s hard to jump when you’ve got an audience queuing impatiently behind you. A few heated words and some slices of cold pizza later and these four strangers are suddenly allies. But is their unlikely friendship a good enough reason to carry on living? Continue reading “Book Review – Nick Hornby – A Long Way Down”
The thing about Margo Roth Spiegelman is that really all I could ever do was let her talk, and then when she stopped talking encourage her to go on, due to the facts that 1. I was incontestably in love with, and 2. She was absolutely unprecedented in every way, and 3. She never really asked any questions…
Quentin Jacobson has always loved Margo from afar. So when she climbs through his window to summon him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next morning, Q turns up at school and Margo doesn’t. She’s left clues to her disappearance, like a trail of breadcrumbs for Q to follow.
And everything leads to one unavoidable question: Who is the real Margo? Continue reading “Book Review – John Green – Paper Towns”
‘Come Monday I get to do some proper policing. Person Unknown has been stabbed to death on the tracks at Baker Street tube. Magic may have been involved.’
Person Unknown turns out to be the son of a US senator and before you can say ‘International incident’, FBI agent Kimberley Reynolds is on DC Grant’s case.
And down in the dark, in the tunnels of London’s Underground, the buried rivers, the Victoria sewers, there are whispers of vengeance from beyond the grave.
DC Grant’s case is about to come off the rails…
A delectable tale of friendship, love and cake…
Laurie loves a challenge. Especially if it involves tea-time and travel. So when British baking treasure Pamela Lambert-Leigh needs a guide on a research trip for her new cookbook, she jumps at the chance.
The brief; Laurie and Pamela – along with Pamela’s sassy mother and stroppy daughter – will board a vintage London bus for deliciously unusual tour of the USA’s East Coast, cruising from New York to Vermont.
Their mission; To trade recipes for home-grown classics like Victoria Sponge and Battenberg for American favourites like Red Velvet Cake and Whoopie Pie.
All the women have their secrets and heartaches to heal. As well cupcakes galore, there’s also the chance for romance…
But will making Whoopie lead to love? Continue reading “Book Review – Belinda Jones – The Travelling Tea Shop”
Everyone loves a bridesmaid.
Except Maddie, who’s perpetually asked to be one.
Everyone loves a wedding.
Except Maddie’s best friend, who’s getting divorced.
And Everyone loves the way Maddie’s happy behind the scenes.
Except Maddie herself.
One best friend is in wedding countdown while the other is heading for marriage meltdown. And as Maddie juggles her best chance at promotion in years with bridezilla texts and late-night counselling sessions, she starts to wonder – is it time to stop being the bridesmaid? Continue reading “Book Review – Lindsey Kelk – Always the Bridesmaid”
My name’s Johanna Moran. I’m fourteen and I’ve just decided to kill myself.
I don’t really want to die, of course! I just need to kill the old me, and build a new girl. Dolly Wilde will be everything I want to be, and more! But as with all best coming-of-age stories, it doesn’t exactly go to plan…