Rolling my eyes at the main character of a book in the first few chapters wouldn’t usually end well but, actually, part of the joy of The Little Cottage On The Hill, by Emma Davies, is seeing how Maddie changes and grows. She starts off not listening, being judgmental and condescending and completely ignoring what … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Cottage On The Hill.
A book club is something I’ve often thought about joining but never have, which is a shame if they are anything like Lucy’s Book Club For The Lost And Found. This lovely story, by popular author Emma Davies, follows the lives of library manager Lucy Picklescott (great name) and her motley crew of four participants. … Continue reading Book Review: Lucy’s Book Club For The Lost And Found.
If Lily Graham ever fancies a break from writing contemporary fiction (and I hope she doesn’t) I think she’d make a brilliant food writer – as highlighted in her latest book, Christmas At Hope Cottage. I guess when your main character does it for a living you also need to know your stuff but it’s … Continue reading Book Review: Christmas At Hope Cottage.
If you haven’t read any of Heidi Swain’s books before, Sleigh Rides And Silver Bells At The Christmas Fair is the perfect place to start but if you’re already a fan, I predict it will quickly become your new favourite. As I was reading, it reminded me of something but for ages I couldn’t quite … Continue reading Book Review: Sleigh Rides And Silver Bells At The Christmas Fair.