Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review: A Kind of Intimacy-Jenn Ashworth

A Kind of Intimacy by Jenn Ashworth My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve had this book on my shelf for a while. It wasView full post »

The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver Book review

Book Review: The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver

The Lacunaby Barbara Kingsolver My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was a little bit wary of this book, as my previous attempt atView full post »

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo review

Book Review: The Snowman – Jo Nesbo

The Snowman by Jo Nesbø My rating: 3 of 5 stars Perhaps a more realistic score would have been 3.5, but I tend toView full post »

Maggie O'Farrel The hand that first held mine review

Book Review: The Hand That First Held Mine – Maggie O’Farrell

The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O’Farrell My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s not often I give a 5* reviewView full post »

The Long Song book cover Andrea Levy Review

Book Review: The Long Song – Andrea Levy

The Long Song by Andrea Levy My rating: 3 of 5 stars I found this book fascinating. It isn’t easy to read aboutView full post »

World Book Night | Giveaway | Half of a Yellow Sun-Chimamanda N Adichie

EDIT: Comp now closed, winners are: Kate, Erica, Vita, Joella & Lya. Emails being sent to request address details.View full post »

Book Review: Enduring Love

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan My rating: 2 of 5 stars For such a short book, it has taken me nearly two weeks to finishView full post »

A favourite book

This weeks Friday Club carnival from Ella at Notes from home is your favourite book. This is really hard as I believeView full post »

Childhood in a book

Step back in time: Childhood revisited Famous Five Style

Did you read Enid Blyton as a child? A couple of years ago the magic of The Wishing Chair & The Faraway Tree wereView full post »

Book Review: Room – Emma Donoghue

Room by Emma Donoghue My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a rare book, in that it lived up to it’s hype. It seems toView full post »

A great duo: A good book & Galaxy chocolate – Giveaway

Win a copy of Her Fearful Symmetry & Galaxy Chocolate-see end of post. They go together like rama lama lama ke dingView full post »

Book Review: Under The Skin-Michel Faber

Under the Skin by Michel Faber My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the September book choice for Bloggy Book Club, hostedView full post »

Book Review: After You – Julie Buxbaum

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ellie drops everything & jumps on a plane after receiving the devastating news that her bestView full post »

Book Review: If I Stay – Gayle Forman

If I Stay by Gayle Forman My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book didn’t start off well for me. I didn’t like allView full post »

Book Review: “A gripping Cold War thriller” – honest…

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars Here is a great example of why going to a reading group is worth whileView full post »