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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The Book of Longings; an evocative modern classic

I am not a religious person (and doubt I ever will be) but The Book of Longings is such an evocative recreation of many of the biblical stories that this novel completely captured my imagination.…

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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 One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot; an uplifting mosaic of life

I was so chuffed when I was invited to review The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot as this seems to be a novel that the whole book community is raving about. I now…

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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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