Book Reviews

16 April 2012

Confessions of an Essex Girl: Becci Fox

Synopsis:‘So you think because you’ve watched TOWIE you’ve got us Essex girls figured out? You don’t know the half of it. Events in this book are so shameless that I’ve ...

15 December 2011

Top seven cookery books

Even though there’s only ten days left until Christmas, it’s more than likely that some of us still have a bit of last minute shopping to do, or in some ...
21 September 2011

Book Review Jokes For Blokes

Jokes for Blokes: Totally not 'PC', offensive in the extreme, rude, crude and downright dirty. Jokes For Blokes is best not read aloud in mixed company. That said the book ...

20 September 2011

Reviews Accabadora Michela Murgia

Synopsis: Formerly beautiful and at one time betrothed to a fallen soldier, Bonaria Urrai has long held covenant with the dead. Midwife to the dying, easing their suffering and sometimes ...
20 September 2011

Review My Kind Of Cooking Mark Sargeant

Synopsis: My kind of cooking is Mark Sargeant's exciting introduction to food that few people usually consider, or have the confidence to cook. It is also a very personal book ...

20 September 2011

Review: Innocence Lost Vivienne Dockerty

Growing up in the Dockerty household in the austere years after World War Two, with a father who reigned supreme as head of the household and a mother who was ...

27 July 2011

The Breakers

Synopsis: In the storm-swept landscapes of Normandy's coastline lies a village that might just be at the ends of the earth. A woman has recently arrived to seek healing for ...

19 January 2011

Review: Belle by Lesley Pearse

Belle was raised in a brothel in London but despite her innocence being protected from the "activities upstairs", it's shattered when she witnesses a murder. She is snatched and sold ...

18 January 2011

Review: The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy

The book focuses on Maya, who is trying to overcome her past and embark on the future, but with India's conflicting troubles threatening the small town she lives in, she ...
14 January 2011

Review: Wartime Notebooks by Marguerite Duras

The notebooks are that of the author's which were discovered, exploring the life Duras endured from her difficult childhood to "her harrowing wait for her husband's return from internment." They were ...

14 January 2011

Review: Monsieur Montespan by Jean Teulé

"Monsieur Montespan" is a captivating story about a man who lost his wife to one of the most powerful men in history. Unlike any other man who lost their wife ...
16 December 2010

To Touch The Stars - Jessica Ruston

The Plot - Renowned for style, glamour and sophistication, Cavalley’s creates the most luxurious millinery in the world. Talented and beautiful, Violet Cavalley has poured her heart and soul into ...

1 September 2010

Diane Chamberlain Secrets She Left Behind

Diane Chamberlain Secrets She Left Behind - From the bestselling author of The Lost Daughter, The Bay At Midnight and Before The Storm.. What if you did something so devastating, you ...

3 August 2010

Confessions Of A GP Dr Benjamin Daniels

Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions. A woman troubled by pornographic dreams about Tom ...

19 July 2010

Books: Giles And Sue Live - The Good Life

Welcome to 1970s suburbia for a unique experiment in modern-day self sufficiency. Giles Coren and Sue Perkins have stepped back in time to 1975, for a four-part BBC 2 series and this ...

20 March 2010

Trugs, Dibbers, Trowels And Twine Isobel Carlson

"All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today." Indian proverb "If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden." Chinese proverb Follow the garden path ...

11 February 2010

Wags At The World Cup Alison Kervin

Forget Victoria Beckham, forget Coleen Rooney, you can even forget Cheryl Cole... Meet the ultimate footballer’s wife:Tracie Martin is the true queen of the Wags - and this is going to ...

18 November 2009

A Field Guide To Burying Your Parents - Liza Palmer

Everything seems just perfect in Grace`s life. She`s got a great job, a lovely house, a handsome boyfriend - and she`s pretty happy with it all.Except that Grace has got ...

17 November 2009

The Bay At Midnight

Many years have passed, but Julie Bauer is still haunted by the murder of her sister, Isabel, at the age of seventeen at Bay Head Shores in 1962.Now a note ...

17 November 2009

Mercy

As he makes an 11th hour plea for mercy, lawyer Alex Sedaka is resigned to the fact that his client Clayton Burrows will be executed.Charged with the rape and murder ...
13 November 2009

Book Review Stolen - Lesley Pearse

About Stolen: Set in Brighton and the surrounding area, Stolen is a powerful and gritty novel that will not fail to enthrall Lesley fans both old and new. Sussex, 2003: When a ...

12 November 2009

Consciousness - The New Currency' - Brandon Bays and Kevin Billett

From the authors and creators of ‘The Journey’; the globally recognised institution of cutting-edge transformation and healing work, comes the November launch of a fourth work: ‘Consciousness - The New ...

4 November 2009

Last Christmas

Catherine Tinsall is dreading Christmas. As the ‘Happy Homemaker’ she is an online sensation, but the reality couldn’t be more different.With Catherine’s marriage in tatters, her children running wild and ...

2 November 2009

An A-Z Of Possible Worlds

If you could travel through your mind what would you find? Ever been stuck on a long, dull journey, and let your thoughts wander, making up imaginary realities about the ...