Tag: BookReview

  • #TheGirlandtheGoddess

    Meet Paro. A girl with a strong will, a full heart and much to learn. Born into a family reeling from the ruptures of Partition, follow her as she crosses the precarious lines between childhood, teenage discovery and realising her adult self all while navigating different cultures, religions and identities. Returning to her core themes […]

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  • #TheOnceAndFutureWitches

    In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box. But when the three Eastwood sisters […]

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  • #AllAboutUs

    An unforgettable and heart-stoppingly romantic story of love, loss and second chances, perfect for fans of One Day and Me Before You. *** If you could turn back the clock, would you choose a different life? Ben’s always loved the month of December, but this year, with his relationship with Daphne on the rocks, it’s […]

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  • #ThisGreen&PleasantLand

    Everyone has a place they call home. But who gets to decide where you belong? For years Bilal Hasham and his wife Mariam have lived contented, quiet lives in the sleepy rural village of Babbel’s End. Now all that is about to change. On her deathbed, Bilal’s mother reaches for his hand. Instead of whispering […]

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  • #OddBird

    Simon Selwood is an academic expert on the monogamous sexual behaviour of birds, but hopeless at finding human love. Then he meets Kim, and at last something is more important to him than ornithology. Kim doesn’t give a hoot about birds. And at first she isn’t very interested in Simon either. Relying on what he […]

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  • #LoveSongsforSceptics

    My brother’s getting married in a few weeks and asked for help picking a song for his first dance. I suggested Kiss’s ‘Love’s a Slap in the Face’. It didn’t go down well. When she was a teenager, Zoë Frixos fell in love with Simon Baxter, her best friend and the boy next door. But […]

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  • #TheWitchHouse


    Who can you trust, if you can’t trust yourself? Alice Hunter, grieving and troubled after a breakdown, stumbles on the body of her friend and trustee, Harry Rook. The police determine he has been ritually murdered and suspicion falls on the vulnerable Alice, who inherited the place known locally as The Witch House from her […]

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  • #Spirited


    A beautifully haunting and atmospheric historical novel about three brave women with unspeakable truths – perfect for fans of The Binding, Once Upon A River and The Familiars. Three women carry unspeakable truths in their heart. At what cost will they find their freedom? In Victorian England, Viola is an amateur photographer struggling with the […]

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  • #TheLostLightsofStKilda

    1927: When Fred Lawson takes a summer job on St Kilda, little does he realise that he has joined the last community to ever live on the beautiful, isolated island. Only three years later, St Kilda will be evacuated, the islanders near-dead from starvation. But for Fred, that summer – and the island woman, Chrissie, […]

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  • My Dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russell

    January 23rd 2020 Vanessa Wye was fifteen-years-old when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now thirty-two and in the storm of allegations against powerful men in 2017, the teacher, Jacob Strane, has just been accused of sexual abuse by another former student.Vanessa is horrified by this news, because she is quite […]

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