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paper-hearts January 30

Paper hearts and Summer Kisses

Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses by Carole Matthews Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses is yet  another heart-warming story from Carole Matthews. Christie is a single hardworking mother of a teenage boy. She tries very hard to juggle the demands of a full time job, long daily commute and motherhood and is exhausted by the struggle […]

little-paris-bookshop October 17

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George This is a wonderful novel about a floating bookshop on the Seine and its unusual proprietor Monsieur Jean Perdu. Jean has a unique way of selling books, as he sees himself as a Literary Apothecary and prescribes books based on the customers emotional status at that time. Whether […]

The Bookstore image September 12

The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler

The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler The Bookstore is a wonderfully witty book set in the heart of Manhattan. It is the story of an English art history student Esme who finds herself finds herself pregnant and single all in the same week. Determined to finish her PHD and proceed with the pregnancy, Esme starts work […]

Pciture of The Uncommon Reader July 04

The Uncommon Reader

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett The Uncommon Reader has been written by the Tony Award winning playwright and author Alan Bennett. Bennett has been brought into the spotlight more recently by the movie “The Lady in the Van”. The Uncommon Reader takes us on a literary journey with the Queen of England. The Queen […]

Eat Desert for Breakfast May 25

Why it’s perfectly acceptable to eat desert for breakfast

Why it is perfectly acceptable to eat desert for breakfast by Nicole Joy Finally! A reason to eat desert for breakfast without the accompanying guilt! This is a fantastic book  written by Nicole Joy contains over 40 gluten free, dairy free, sugar free recipes. Nicole’s foreword gives you an insight into her torturous relationship with […]

The Dress February 16

The Dress by Kate Kerrigan

The Dress by Kate Kerrigan This book is a stunning read that transports you to the glamorous and privileged world of the 1950s socialite. Socialite Joy commissions “The Dress” to be created by an unknown designer Honor and by doing so ties their lives together in a way that they couldn’t have foreseen. Fast forward […]

One step closer to you December 08

One Step Closer to You

One Step Closer To you by Alice Peterson This novel follows the journey of  Polly who is trying to rebuild her life after finally realising that poor choices and family secrets almost destroyed her. Polly is a woman with addictions but in particular it’s her alcoholism  that threatens to pull her under. You share her […]