In The Time We Lost – Carrie Hope Fletcher

Published By: SpherePages: 385Date Released: 17/10/2019 Luna Lark used to love her name, but that was before people started saying it differently. I’m so sorry, Luna. Are you alright, Luna? Everything will be okay, Luna. Luna doesn’t want pity, what she wants is a fresh start. Somewhere she can make headway on her next novel,Continue reading “In The Time We Lost – Carrie Hope Fletcher”

The Cancer Ladies’ Running Club – Josie Lloyd

Published by: HQPages: 431Date released: 25/06/2020Date read: 26/05/2021 Sometimes we find friendship in the most unexpected of places… When Keira receives her breast cancer diagnosis, she doesn’t want to have to tell her children or her husband Tom, and she doesn’t want to step back from work. She doesn’t want to sit in a hospitalContinue reading “The Cancer Ladies’ Running Club – Josie Lloyd”

The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published by: Williams CollinsPages: 256Date released: 01/06/2017Date read: 26/05/2020 The plot centers around Mary Lennox, a young English girl who returns to England from India, having suffered the immense trauma by losing both her parents in a cholera epidemic. However, her memories of her parents are not pleasant, as they were a selfish, neglectful andContinue reading “The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett”

The Appeal – Janice Hallett

Published By: ViperPages: 464Date Published: 01/07/2021Date Read: 27/07/2021 Dear Reader,Enclosed are documents relating to the events surrounding the Fairway Players’ staging of All My Sons, and the tragic death of one of its members. Another member is currently in prison for the crime. We have reason to suspect that they are innocent, and that thereContinue reading “The Appeal – Janice Hallett”

The Marlow Murder Club – Robert Thorogood

Published by: HQPages: 338Date published: 08/07/2021Date read: 15/07/2021 To solve an impossible murder, you need an impossible hero… Judith Potts is seventy-seven years old and blissfully happy. She lives on her own in a faded mansion just outside Marlow, there’s no man in her life to tell her what to do or how much whiskyContinue reading “The Marlow Murder Club – Robert Thorogood”

I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 290Date released: 31/05/2018Date read: 03/10/2018 A childhood illness she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. A terrifying encounter on a remote path. A mismanaged labour in an understaffed hospital. This is a memoir with a difference: seventeen encounters with Maggie at differentContinue reading “I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell”

Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan

Published by: Anchor BooksPages: 333Date released: 03/03/2020Date read: 06/06/2021 Set in 1980’s London, the story revolves around Charlie: young and reckless, and in love with his upstairs neighbour, the enchanting Miranda whose hidden, murky past hangs between them. He has spent his inheritance on the acquisition of one of twenty-four highly developed robotic humans –Continue reading “Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan”

Life’s Too Short – Abby Jiminez

Published by: Forever/HachettePages: 384Date released: 06/04/2021Date read: 16/05/2021 When Vanessa Price quit her job to pursue her dream of travelling the globe, she wasn’t expecting to gain millions of YouTube followers who shared her joy of seizing every moment. For her, living each day to its fullest isn’t just a motto. Her mother and sisterContinue reading “Life’s Too Short – Abby Jiminez”

Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 368Date released: 29/04/2021Date read: 03/05/2021 1957, south-east suburbs of London. Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and – on the brink of forty – living a limited existence with her truculent mother: a small life from which there is no likelihood of escape.Continue reading “Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers”

The Course of Love – Alain de Botton

Published by: PenguinPages: 222Date released: 26/01/2017Date read: 30/04/2021 Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after? This is a love story with a difference. From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender,Continue reading “The Course of Love – Alain de Botton”