Bonnie and Stan; a celebration of love and life

This book has made me want to discover Midsummer Eve the Swedish way! So much so I’m even considering hosting a Swedish themed Midsummer Eve party. To find out why you’ll need to read the…

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Happiness for Humans; a definite must read

Happiness for Humans made me so happy. At its heart, this is a good old fashioned romantic comedy but with a very modern twist. It is hilarious and quirky with brilliant characters. It had me…

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Supernova Hangover: captivating insight into celebrity culture

Remember the late 1990s when we were immersed in Cool Britannia fever? When rock stars were invited to glitzy receptions at Downing Street, we seemed to be obsessed with the wedding of Posh and Becks…

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Together: The ideal book group pick

In all our years of book group, I swear I don’t think a book has caused so much wrangle and debate between us as Together. Even after a few weeks of us meeting to discuss…

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The Key; the heartbreaking page turner of the autumn

Very rarely do I give a book my top rating of five stars, but crikey The Key by Kathryn Hughes definitely deserves five stars. It is a compelling story with flawed and very real characters,…

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