The premise is simply; Lucy Barton is in hospital recovering from an operation and her mother comes to visit her, keeping her company for a few days of her recuperation. The problem is that the relationship between this mother and daughter is complicated and the sometimes strained bond surrounding these two women is … Continue reading Book review: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, ISBN: 9780241248775, Publication Date: February 4th 2016
In this technology obsessed world many of us are guilty of spending too much time on our gadgets but admitting it is sometimes the hardest feat of all. John Hargrave's Mind Hacking acknowledges the problems that our reliance on technology does to our personal self and attempts to offer a solution in order to reprogram … Continue reading Self Help Book Review: Mind Hacking – How to change your mind for good in 21 days by John Hargrave, ISBN: 9781501105654, Publication Date: January 5th 2016.
One of the advantages of having two of my children review books is that I too get to read a wide variety of children’s and YA books myself, so when Wildwitch Wildfire by Lene Kaaberbol came through the post a few days ago for my son I simply had to have a quick look through, … Continue reading YA Book Review: Wildwitch Wildfire by Lene Kaaberbol: ISBN: 9781782690832 Publication date 7th January 2016
This book has sat on my bookshelf for some time now so I thought I should hurry up and read it seeing as Dawn’s new book According to Yes was published a few weeks ago! I have read Dawn’s first Book, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, and even though I finished it and it was an … Continue reading Book Review: Oh Dear Silvia, Written by Dawn French ISBN: 9780141046358
It's over...I have my life back... Yes, NaNoWriMo, that little business of 50,000 words for the month of November, has kept me very busy indeed so I was extremely happy to upload my work last night and complete the challenge. This is the first year I have taken part fully and completed it and I'm … Continue reading Done and dusted…