Book Review – Sourdough by Robin Sloan

I’m not really sure where to start with describing this book – it’s…original!   Louis is a computer programmer who, upon moving to California, discovers the Clement Street food delivery service – a small business run by two brothers from an unmarked location. She befriends the brothers and loves their food, and when they leave …

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Book Review – Cathy’s Christmas Kitchen by Tilly Tennant

It’s that time of year again when everything is covered in a sprinkle of glitter and this book is no exception. It’s a sweet, easy Christmas read that I hope will bring a little joy to the dark evenings.   Cathy lives alone after losing her mum to a long, difficult illness. As her primary …

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Book Review – Ghosts by Dolly Alderton

Ghosts is the first novel from popular journalist and broadcaster Dolly Alderton and is the follow up to the bestselling memoir Everything I Know About Love.     Nina is a 30-something Londoner with a successful career and not-so-successful personal life. With a nudge from well-meaning friend Lola, she decides to try dating apps and, …

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Book Review – Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

Inspired by the gruesome Grimm Fairytales, this is a book that takes elements of many tried-and-true campfire stories and weaves them into a deliciously modern tale of strength, weakness and all that’s in between.   Sophie is a princess, weak of heart and ruled by her stepmother who orders her huntsman to cut out her heart. …

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Book Review – My Husband’s Daughter by Emma Robinson

Rebecca is a happy childfree woman whose world is turned upside down one Friday night when her husband’s ex-girlfriend Cara appears at her door, 4-year old daughter in tow.  Rebecca’s husband is the child’s father, that much is clear from the uncanny resemblance, but why has Cara suddenly decided he gets to be a part …

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