Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, but no one’s ever looked past her weight to see who she really is. Since her mum’s death, Libby’s been hiding, but now she’s ready for high school.
I was to be the girl who can do anything.
Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin too – sexy, aloof and too cool for school. But Jack’s swaggering confidence is hiding a secret he must keep at all costs. Be charming. Be hilarious.
Don’t get too close to anyone.
Then Jack meets Libby. And their worlds change.
Because sometimes when you meet someone the whole universe just comes into focus.
Continue reading “Holding Up the Universe – Jennifer Niven – Review”
(While you try to get that song out of your head, have a read of this)
Lily’s always been surrounded by love.
Ever since her mother died, she’s been cared for by friends who are as close as any family.
Coral, her mum’s best best friend, Pasty, her old babysitter – and even Dan, Patsy’s incorrigible younger brother – have always been there for her.
But when the chance comes to meet the man who was the love of her mother’s life, Lily knows she has to take it. Getting to know him could change everything, and not just for Lily… Continue reading “You and Me Always – Jill Mansell – Review”
Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend.
Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled existence. Except, sometimes, everything…
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The final book in the ‘Big Read’ series that has been ongoing on the blog, I’ve left the most beautiful story for last. The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell.
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The fifth book in the series of ‘big read’ is Radio Sunrise by Anietie Isong, months after reading this novel, I’m still not sure if I enjoyed it or not…
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The fourth book in the series of ‘Big Read’ is Kevin MacNeil’s The Brilliant and Forever. This novel is weird but brilliant.
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