I wasn’t sure what to expect from ‘Under a Dancing Star’ by Laura Wood. I’ve had it on my bookshelves for at least two years, and yet hadn’t read it! … More Book Review: Under a Dancing Star by Laura Wood
This month I’ve chosen an array of books I recommend – as usual in the Fiction, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, and Young Adult genres. There’s a bit of magic and adventure, philosophy and politics to keep all engrossed. … More Book Recommendations: June 2021
I usually post my reviews on a Monday or Friday, and I forgot to write this for Monday, but that’s ok. Better late than never, right?
Here’s my review of Madame Burova by Ruth Hogan. … More Book Review: Madame Burova
I wasn’t sure what to make of the book at first, as it delved far more into long descriptions of the O’Malley family and how they ended in the state they were in the ‘present’. I wasn’t even entirely sure on the timeframe the book was set, although I guessed somewhere in the 19th Century when corsets and long dresses were still worn. … More Book Review: All the Murmuring Bones
I found it hard to come back down to reality after reading this book. It delights, inspires, and draws you in from the very first few pages, and my second read of it did not disappoint. … More Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale
I’ve just finished a lovely book by Fredrik Backman, author of “A Man Called Ove”. I haven’t read that particular book yet, but based on this particular novel I hope the book is just as readable. … More Book Review: “My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises”