The Republic of Love; a very human love story

A few months ago I read The Stone Diaries, a novel that Margaret Atwood aptly describes as Carol Shields’ ‘glory book’. I absolutely loved it. So when I was invited to review The Republic of…

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Saving Missy: Chance to win this heart warming bestseller

Saving Missy is such an uplifting delight – full of warmth, friendship and dogs, it is definitely a must read! Oh and by the way I’m not the only person to love this book. First…

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The Girl from Berlin; a powerful war-time thriller

Set in Germany during the 1930s and 40s, The Girl from Berlin is distinctly historical fiction. It is a wartime drama yet I would also class this gripping story as a thriller – and its…

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There’s Only One Danny Garvey; a tale of hope, redemption and football

Full of depth and pathos with a good dose of Scottish wit, There’s Only One Danny Garvey is a book that is sure to stay with me. And if you’re a football fan, you’re on…

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The Stone Diaries; a modern literary classic

Wow – what a character driven novel and full of layers! The Stone Diaries completely captured my heart from beginning to end. It is a beauty of a story, full of wit and emotional intelligence.…

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