It was a standing joke that when my friend Carolyn and I went on holiday, our trip would inevitably include a visit to a cemetery. Beethoven, Emily Bronte, Brahms, Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, we’ve visited them all, along with many thousands of other less famous names - although often with grander graves - around the … Continue reading Book Review: The Wisdom Of Sally Red Shoes.
Shari Low is a writer who ticks all the boxes for me - as you will know if you've read any of my reviews of her books (I used the word 'perfection' to describe one). Her tangled plot lines, authentic characters and wonderful writing style, which is always bursting with heart, has made her a number one … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Shari Low.
The one thing you can guarantee after reading an Isabelle Broom novel is that you’ll want to book a holiday – and this time you’ll be packing for Sri Lanka. One Thousand Stars And You is a beautifully written tale of friendship and self-discovery with more than a touch of romance. I was quickly swept … Continue reading Book Review: One Thousand Stars And You.
How can someone tell such a mighty story using so few words? That’s the question I asked myself after finishing The Map Of Us by Jules Preston. There are well over 100 chapters but some are only a couple of paragraphs long. I still felt like I knew the characters as well as if they’d … Continue reading Book Review: The Map Of Us.