Book Haul – October

With the risk of sounding like Britney Spears, oops I did it again… I did another book haul. The way I see it, why buy one book when you can buy all of them? Continue reading “Book Haul – October”

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Emily M. Danforth – Review

The night Cameron Post’s parents died, her first emotion was relief. Relief they would never know that hours earlier, she’d been kissing a girl.

Now living with her conservative aunt in small-town Montana, hiding her sexuality and blending in becomes second nature to Cameron until she begins an intense friendship with the beautiful Coley Taylor. 

Desperate to ‘correct’ her niece, Cameron’s aunt takes drastic action.

Now Cameron must battle with the cost of being her true self – even if she’s not completely sure who that is.  Continue reading “The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Emily M. Danforth – Review”

Beyond Broadhall (The ’86 Fix book 2) – Keith A Pearson – Review

After his miraculous weekend in 1986, Craig Pelling returned to a future he could never have envisaged. Even by his own hapless standards, his plans have spectacularly backfired. Everything he tried to fix his now broken and a bleak lonely existence is all Craig has to look forward to.

Does he face that future, or does he try to seek answers? Either way, an emotional rollercoaster ride beckons. Can Craig can find closure before it ends? Or does fate have a few more twists in store for him, beyond Broadhall?  Continue reading “Beyond Broadhall (The ’86 Fix book 2) – Keith A Pearson – Review”

Funny Girl – Nick Hornby – Review

Five minutes after being crowned Miss Blackpool 1964, Barabra Parker has ditched the tiara and is off to London to make her fortune. A chance encounter, a shrewd change of name and one audition later sees Sophie Straw with her own BBC comedy series – and there the trouble starts.

Sophie works with a team of producers, writers and actors all vying to make this funny girl even funnier, and the nation loves her. This is the Swinging Sixties: freedom and creativity are booming in London. 

But everything is changing and nothing lasts forever. Sophie and her colleagues are in the limelight but how long can they stay on top? And when is it time to change the channel? 

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