The Garden of Lost and Found; a book to love and get lost in

I was totally swept away reading The Garden of Lost and Found. It’s almost a week now since I finished it, and I’m still badly suffering with a book hangover. I swear, I can’t stop…

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The Gown; stylish historic fiction

So if you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ll know I’m a big fan of historic fiction. I just love it, it makes me feel all tingly with excitement (sad I know , but…

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The Parisians – I couldn’t put it down

I loved, loved, loved The Parisians by Marius Gabriel. For me, this is historic fiction at it’s best. Set in Nazi occupied Paris during World War II with many of the characters real historic figures…

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Launch of our Small Book Club: The Sun and Her Flowers

So a bunch of us at work have started this new lunchtime thing – the Small Book Club. As much as I’d love to take credit for the Small Book Club,  I can’t. This is down to my…

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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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