Blurb: Childhood sweethearts Matthew and Katy agree they must never see each other again following a school reunion. So all is forgotten ... until eight months later when a shock meeting at an antenatal class forces them to confront the fact that Matthew could be the father of Katy's baby. Love and life are messy,… Continue reading #bookreview: Noone Ever has Sex on a Tuesday by Tracy Bloom
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
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
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
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
Blurb: Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not . . . Escaping (in his slippers)… Continue reading #bookreview – The hundred-year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson.