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”

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)”

And The Little One Said – Elizabeth Coffey

Pages: 356Date Released: 29/04/2021Date Read: 05/06/2021 Elizabeth Coffey once had seven brothers and sisters, but today only she and one brother are left. Thanks to ‘an insane series of cruel blows’ variously involving illness, accidents, mental health mismanagement and suicide, not one of her pre-mentioned siblings made it past their sixties. And yet through itContinue reading “And The Little One Said – Elizabeth Coffey”

Love, Interrupted – Simon Thomas

Published by: Trigger PublishingPages: 200Date released: 20/06/2019Date read: 19/07/2019 Simon Thomas (former Blue Peter presenter, and for so long, the face of Sky Sports Football) reveals how grief nearly destroyed him in his heart-breaking memoir. When Simon lost the woman he had loved for 16 years, the future he’d imagined for their happy family disappearedContinue reading “Love, Interrupted – Simon Thomas”

Our Fathers – Rebecca Wait

Published by: RiverrunPages: 384Date released: 28/01/2021Date read: 24/04/2021 What kind of man kills his own family? When Tom was eight years old, his father took a shotgun and shot his family: his wife, his son and baby daughter, before turning the gun on himself. Only Tom survived. He left his tiny, shocked community on theContinue reading “Our Fathers – Rebecca Wait”