Mary Jane; a nostalgic coming of age story

Full of nostalgia and pathos, Mary Jane is the ideal coming of age summer read. It also comes with a great deal of humour, especially as it explores the juxtaposition within 1970s American culture between…

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Summer in the City; a story to fall in love with

Wow! Summer in the City, the new novel from Fiona Collin completely captured my heart. The beautiful story had me so immersed that it made me really resent having to get on with normal life…

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The Couple; refreshing and revolutionary

Let’s face it, our society does not like ‘singletons‘, a word first introduced to us in the brilliantly funny novel Bridget Jones’ Diary. This novel, with its ‘smug married couples‘ was revolutionary when it was…

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The Ends of the Earth; a tender portrayal of love, loss and mental health

Abbie Greaves, author of the 2020 bestseller The Silent Treatment is back with The Ends of the Earth – another tender, poignant tale exploring mental health, the impact of family and societal pressures and the…

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The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba; brimming with historical political intrigue

When Reese Witherspoon picked Next Year in Havana as her book club pick a few years ago, she introduced me to Chanel Cleeton, a great and very powerful storyteller. With women taking the lead roles,…

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