The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

When I first heard there was a new book from Margaret Atwood my first question was, What happened to Offred? I couldn’t wait to read it to discover the truth and expected it to be a continuation of her story. The Testaments isn’t a direct follow on from Offred’s tale, and it is so much... Continue Reading →

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

In 1937 Kentucky a group of women find more than they bargained for when volunteering to work for the local library. They work hard to bring books on horseback to the most remote families, and often in treacherous conditions. There are many skeptics amongst the men in the community who believe the library is diluting... Continue Reading →

Beneath The Surface by Fiona Neill @MicaelJBooks

Lilly, a straight A student collapses in class. Her mum Grace is determined to find out more about what caused the collapse and starts to uncover other secrets that Lilly has been keeping. Mia, Lilly’s younger sister is a great storyteller. She often gets in trouble at school and her vivid imagination helps her conjour... Continue Reading →

Notes to Self by Emelie Pine @emeliepine @penguinukbooks

Notes to Self is a collection of chapters written by Emilie Pine covering key moments from her life. These aren’t cheerful memories from a happy childhood, but important recollections of life changing periods with social commentary. The reader learns of an alcoholic father, a troubled teenager, trying for a baby, births, deaths and some outright... Continue Reading →

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