The Possible World by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

The Possible world is a lovely story exploring the importance of family, friends and the memories we make with them. It begins with a tragedy. Ben, an anxious 6 year old goes to a birthday party he will never forget. Lucy is working in the hospital when those involved are admitted. I enjoyed reading a... Continue Reading →

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The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies @dinahjefferies @penguinrandom

Louisa and Elliot are happily married with a longing to start a family of their own. Elliot is often away from home working hard at his cinnamon plantation, or making important business deals. When Elliot dies suddenly, Louisa is left to unravel the lies he told and secrets he kept firmly hidden from her. Dinah... Continue Reading →

Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh @vikingbooksuk @mcveighauthor

Leopard at the Door is set in Kenya in 1952, just before the Queen's coronation and during an important time in the fight for independence from British rule. Rachel returns to the family home after 6 years away in England. Her mother had died, leaving Rachel to spend the rest of her childhood in boarding... Continue Reading →

The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

It's Allan Karlsson's 100th birthday. His care home is putting on a party but Allan isn't really in a party mood so he takes his nearest escape route; the window. This book isn't just about a grumpy old man who runs away from his care home. He gets the into all sorts of trouble after... Continue Reading →

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