“You know those cracks in your heart, Lorna, where things didn’t work out, but you picked yourself up and carried on? That’s where the fear gets out. And where the light gets in.” By the time of this quote, I was already in love with Lucy Dillon’s Where The Light Gets In – and my … Continue reading Book Review: Where The Light Gets In.
“What’s your book about?” Mark asked. “A woman diagnosed with a terminal illness on the same day she finds out her husband is cheating on her.” Mark looked horrified: “Why on earth would you want to read that?” “It’s really good, honestly.” He didn't look convinced but maybe I didn't sell it very well? Although … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Laugh.
A school careers adviser once told Lynsey James that writing wasn't a "good option". Six books later, I suspect she has something to say about that - and she's still only in her 20s. Her latest novel, A Winter's Wish Come True, is a follow up to A Season Of Hopes And Dreams, which I was … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Lynsey James.
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.