Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband by Julia Quinn

It is quite a while since I reviewed a book. I was sent this one by Little brown Book Group who are part of the Hachette Group, thank you for that. My honest opinion follows. I have always enjoyed historical … Continue reading

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How To Be Brave – A Book Review

I was sent this book by the wonderful Karen at Orenda Books because she thought I might like it. She wasn’t wrong. A debut novel and inspired by her own experiences this book made me cry, and not many do … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Books of 2015

 I have read a lot of books this year, some I have read for review purposes, the majority I have bought and read for pleasure.  I thought I would try and choose my top ten. Tricky job!      How … Continue reading

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Coming Up Roses – a book review

Coming Up Roses by Rachael Lucas When I received this book to review I had just moved house, and it was winter. I had a new garden to get used to and to bring back to some semblance of order. The day … Continue reading

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The Illuminations – A book review

The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan This is the first book of this author’s that I have read. I will be looking for some more, to see if other characters are so well drawn. Andrew O’Hagan was nominated for the Man Booker … Continue reading

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