After being away from home for a while, it’s easy to forget that life doesn’t just stand still while you are gone - something the main character in Lindsey Kelk’s new book struggles with. In Case You Missed It is a wonderfully warm, lively and funny tale which I could totally relate to. Main character … Continue reading ARC Book Review: In Case You Missed It.
Not only is this book a compelling, funny and moving read but I think Another Us also gives valuable (and much needed) insight into family life where a child has been diagnosed with autism. While I have friends with children on the spectrum - and I listen and try and understand what life can be … Continue reading ARC Book Review: Another Us.
“A compelling tale of our time” is how I summed up Anna Mansell’s new book to a friend. That was only after I had spent the previous, what felt like, 30 minutes trying to relate just how gripping and powerful I found it using a lot more words – some of which I will share … Continue reading ARC Review: The Man I Loved Before.
From the first sentence, this book felt big, epic, a magnum opus. The Other Half Of Augusta Hope reminded me of a whirlpool with two powerful stories chasing each other, getting ever closer. There is violence and destruction in the vortex but also beauty and hope. It’s amazing to think this remarkable book is Joanna … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Half Of Augusta Hope.