Book Reviews, Childen's fiction, Fiction, Michael Morpurgo, Middle Grade, Primary School reading, Uncategorized

#bookreview: Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Blurb: I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday.Gorgeous new colour illustrations for the best-selling Kensuke's Kingdom. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish,… Continue reading #bookreview: Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Book Reviews, Childen's fiction, Fiction, Jacqueline Wilson, Middle Grade, Primary School reading, Uncategorized

#bookreview: Best Friends by Jacqueline Wilson

Blurb: Gemma and Alice were born on the same day and have been devoted best friends ever since. Despite Gemma's larger-than-life personality and Alice's quieter, calmer character, the two are inseparable - until Alice has to move house, all the way to Scotland. Gemma is utterly distraught, particularly at the thought that Alice might find… Continue reading #bookreview: Best Friends by Jacqueline Wilson

Book Reviews, Childen's fiction, Fiction, Lisa Thompson, Middle Grade, Primary School reading, Uncategorized

#bookreview: The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson

Blurb: The brand new read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling author of THE GOLDFISH BOY. Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in all… Continue reading #bookreview: The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson

Book Reviews, Grace Timothy, Memoir, Motherhood, Non Fiction, Parenting, Uncategorized

#bookreview: Mumface by Grace Timothy

Blurb: In this wry, resonant and darkly funny memoir, journalist Grace Timothy explores a question most women will face at some point: if becoming a mother means the person you were before has gone; who exactly is left in its place? Best described as The Wrong Knickers for mums, in Mum Face Grace explores motherhood… Continue reading #bookreview: Mumface by Grace Timothy

Adult Fiction Reviews, Book Reviews, chicklit, Fiction, Kat French, romance

#bookreview: The Bed and Breakfast on the Beach by Kat French

Blurb: A Greek island solves all life’s problems…doesn’t it? Winnie, Stella and Frankie have been best friends forever.When their lives unexpectedly unravel, they spontaneously decide to buy a gorgeous B&B on a remote Greek island. Drenched in hot sun, Villa Valentina is the perfect escape from reality. But when Winnie meets Jesse, their brooding neighbour,… Continue reading #bookreview: The Bed and Breakfast on the Beach by Kat French

Adult Fiction Reviews, Book Reviews, Fiction, Fiona Collins, romance

#bookreview – A Year of Being Single by Fiona Collins

Blurb: Three friends. One year. Absolutely no men… Imogen is supposed to be on the most romantic weekend of her life and instead she’s quickly realised that her current boyfriend definitely isn’t ‘The One’ and actually One Big Mistake. Frankie is fed up. Fed up of her good-for-nothing husband and her four, unappreciative children. Well,… Continue reading #bookreview – A Year of Being Single by Fiona Collins

Adult Fiction Reviews, Book Reviews, Debbie Johnson, Fiction, romance

#bookreview – Sunshine at the Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson

Blurb: My name is Willow Longville. I live in a village called Budbury on the stunning Dorset coast with my mum Lynnie, who sometimes forgets who I am. I’m a waitress at the Comfort Food Café, which is really so much more than a café … it’s my home. For Willow, the ramshackle café overlooking… Continue reading #bookreview – Sunshine at the Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson

Adult Fiction Reviews, Book Reviews, Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller, Vanessa Savage

#bookreview: The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage

Blurb: I have this dream. In it, I'm in the house and it's dark and I know someone's in there with meEven though I can't see them . . . For Sarah and Patrick, family life has always been easy. But when Sarah's mother dies, it sends Sarah into a downwards spiral. Knowing they need… Continue reading #bookreview: The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage

Book Reviews, Cecelia Ahern, Fiction, YA, Young Adult

#bookreview: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Blurb: The stunning YA debut from internationally bestselling author Cecelia Ahern. Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine encounters a situation in which she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule… Continue reading #bookreview: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Adult Fiction Reviews, Book Reviews, Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Sue Fortin, Thriller

#bookreview: Schoolgirl Missing by Sue Fortin

Blurb: Her step-mum has a secret. Her father in lying. Everyone is watching. Who do you believe? HAVE YOU SEEN THIS GIRL? When fourteen-year-old Poppy vanishes on a family boating trip, suspicion soon turns close to home – to the two people who should do everything to keep her safe, her parents, Kit and Neve.… Continue reading #bookreview: Schoolgirl Missing by Sue Fortin