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Book Review: Home by Kate Hughes

“You need to come and get my daughter. She’s not safe anymore.” For Sophie, life with her daughter has never been easy. Rosie’s extreme autism has made her unpredictable and often difficult. Like most mothers though, her first instinct has … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy

When Liv and Nora decide to take their husbands and children on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship’s comforts and possibilities seem infinite. But when they all go ashore in beautiful Central America, a series of minor mishaps … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arms Wide Open by Tom Winter

Jack and Meredith are non-identical twins; the only similarity between them is their lives rapidly falling apart. Jack’s high-flying career in advertising has crashed and burned. Meredith’s world is also crumbling – a decomposing yogurt in her fridge now a … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: How Much the Heart Can Hold – Review

‘Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.’ Zelda Fitzgerald Love is not a singular concept. In this collection, seven award-winning authors explore seven concepts of love: from Philautia, self-love, to Agape, love for humanity; … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart – Review

Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world’s most … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte “Charlie” Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children she’s sure that she’s lost her mind. Yet these are not the nightmares of a grieving parent, she soon realizes. They are … Continue reading

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Review: Blog Tour – War Orphans by Lizzie Lane

“If at all possible, send or take your household animals into the country in advance of an emergency. If you cannot place them in the care of neighbours, it really is kindest to have them destroyed.” Joanna Ryan’s father has … Continue reading

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Book Review: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster and a Giveaway!!

1988. 12-year-old Harper Richardson’s parents are divorced. Her mum got custody of her, the Mini, and five hundred tins of baked beans. Her dad got a mouldering cottage in a Midlands backwater village and default membership of the Lone Rangers … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster

We’re back on a blog tour this week, and this time we’re taking a look at What a Way to Go by Julia Forster. This is Julia’s debut novel, set in the wonderful 80s (are we allowed to look back … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Blog Tour for What a Way to Go by Julia Forster

Just a headsup that the blog tour for Julia Forster’s debut novel, What a Way to Go begins on 6th January. I am hosting on 14th Jan, but please do check out the other blogs taking part.

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