The Vintage Shop of Second Chances – Libby Page

Published By: OrionPages: 368Released On: 16/02/2023 Among the cobbled streets of the Somerset town of Frome, Lou is embarking on the start of something new. After the death of her beloved mother, she takes a deep breath into the unknown and is opening her own vintage clothes shop. In upstate New York, Donna has justContinue reading “The Vintage Shop of Second Chances – Libby Page”

Family Business – Jonathan Sims

Published By: OrionPages: 336Released On: 13/10/2022 JUST ANOTHER DEAD-END JOB. DEATH. IT’S A DIRTY BUSINESS. When Diya Burman’s best friend Angie dies, it feels like her own life is falling apart. Wanting a fresh start, she joins Slough & Sons – a family firm that cleans up after the recently deceased. Old love letters. PorcelainContinue reading “Family Business – Jonathan Sims”

The Bookshop On Primrose Hill – Sarah Jio

Published By: OrionPages: 336Released On: 28/04/2022 Valentina Baker was only 12 years old when her mother, Eloise, suddenly fled to London, leaving Val and her father on their own in California. Now a librarian in her thirties, Val is fresh out of a failed marriage and utterly disenchanted with life. One day, Val receives wordContinue reading “The Bookshop On Primrose Hill – Sarah Jio”

The Summer That Changed Us – Cathy Bramley

Published By: OrionPages: 396Released On: 03/03/2022 The sparkling seaside village of Merle Bay, with its beautiful beach scattered with seaglass, is a place where anyone can have a fresh start. For Katie, it is the perfect hideout after a childhood trauma left her feeling exposed. For Robyn, the fresh sea air is helping to healContinue reading “The Summer That Changed Us – Cathy Bramley”

The Cartographers – Peng Shepherd

Published By: OrionPages: 400Released On: 17/03/2022 What is the purpose of a map? Nell Young’s whole life and greatest passion is cartography. Her father, Dr. Daniel Young, is a legend in the field, and Nell’s personal hero. But she hasn’t seen or spoken to him ever since he cruelly fired her snd destroyed her reputationContinue reading “The Cartographers – Peng Shepherd”

Julia and the Shark – Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Illustrator: Tom de FrestonPublished By: OrionPages: 224Released On: 02/09/2021 “The shark was beneath my bed, growing large as the room, large as the lighthouse, rising from unfathomable depths until it ripped the whole island from its roots. The bed was a boat, that shark a tide, and it pulled me so far out to seaContinue reading “Julia and the Shark – Kiran Millwood Hargrave”

The Clockwork Girl – Anna Mazzola

Published By: OrionPages: 400Released On: 03/03/2022 Paris, 1750. In the midst of an icy winter, as birds fall frozen from the sky, chambermaid Madeleine Chastel arrives at the home of the city’s celebrated clockmaker and his clever, unworldly daughter. Madeleine is hiding a dark past, and a dangerous purpose: to discover the truth of theContinue reading “The Clockwork Girl – Anna Mazzola”

Christmas at the Village Sewing Shop – Helen Rolfe

Published By: OrionReleased On: 14/10/2021 Loretta loves running the little village sewing shop in Butterbury. Some of her most previous memories are sitting with her three daughters Daisy, Ginny and Fern, stitching together pieces of material – and their hopes and dreams. But this Christmas, the family is coming apart at the seams: Fern feelsContinue reading “Christmas at the Village Sewing Shop – Helen Rolfe”

A Narrow Door – Joanne Harris

Published by: OrionPages: 448Date published: 04/08/2021Date read: 06/08/2021 Now I’m in charge, the gates are my gates. The rules are my rules. It’s an incendiary moment for St Oswald’s school. For the first time in its history, a headmistress is in power, the gates opening to girls. Rebecca Buckfast has spilled blood to reach thisContinue reading “A Narrow Door – Joanne Harris”

Underbelly – Anna Whitehouse (the writing duo of Anna Whitehouse and Matt Farquharson)

Published By: OrionPages: 352Date Published: 05/08/2021Date Read: 26/07/2021 UNDERBELLY[n.] singular The soft underside or abdomen of a mammal.An area vulnerable to attack.A dark, hidden part of society. Lo and Dylan are living parallel lives, worlds apart. Lo is the ultimate middle-class mother, all perfectly polished Instagram posts and armchair activism. Dylan is just about surviving on a zero-hoursContinue reading “Underbelly – Anna Whitehouse (the writing duo of Anna Whitehouse and Matt Farquharson)”