Review: Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Review: Untamed by Glennon Doyle

I have read a lot of self-help and motivational books over the years but Untamed has got to be the one that hit home the most. I am normally very precious over my books, wanting to keep them in pristine condition, but I found myself reaching for the maker pen and...
Review: The Night I Met Father Christmas

Review: The Night I Met Father Christmas

“His eyes twinkled with kindness, and I felt a wave of happiness lift me like a toy in a bathtub. All my doubts were gone. Father Christmas was real, and here he was, in my very own house.” The Night I met Father Christmas is reviewed by our bookseller...
Review: Autumn by Ali Smith

Review: Autumn by Ali Smith

“…there is a devastating beauty in the ending that leaves a glimmer of hope in your heart and a tear on your cheek.”   As usual, Smith provides us with an exceptional story of human relationships delicately handled and greater than the sum of...
Review: Water Shall Refuse Them by Lucie McKnight Hardy

Review: Water Shall Refuse Them by Lucie McKnight Hardy

“…eventually the rain must come and we will all know the truth.”   Exciting, unsettling and drenched in barbarity the reader becomes the hardened ground the summer of ‘76 endured. In this fascinating debut novel, McKnight Hardy provides us with...
Review: Where the River Runs Gold by Sita Brahmachari

Review: Where the River Runs Gold by Sita Brahmachari

“Put simply, this book is beautiful.”   Where the River Runs Gold by Sita Brahmachari Brahmachari invites you into a fictional futuristic world that resonates with elements of our real life present. Shifa and brother Themba are just eleven years old...
Review: The House Party by Mary Grand

Review: The House Party by Mary Grand

“…the police deem it an accident but Beth is not so sure.”   On the secluded Isle of Wight Patrick and wife Kathleen have just finished building their dream home and have invited their closest friends to celebrate with them. It should be a...