• Adult Books,  Modern Fiction

    Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton Review

    The praise for Rosamund Lupton’s novel Three Hours was overwhelming. It was The Times Thriller of Year, shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime novel of the year and a best book of 2020 in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Mail, Express and Mirror, amongst many more. I knew her previous work, The Quality of Silence, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick so I had high hopes when I decided to pick Three Hours as my next read. Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton Review: Plot In rural Somerset, in the middle of a blizzard, a school is under siege. Teachers are desperately trying to protect their students while parents…

  • Adult Books

    The Best November Amazon 99p Kindle Deals

    After compiling a list of the best Kindle deals for October, I decided to go again and do one for November. There are so many great Amazon 99p kindle deals for November and it can take a while to scroll through all the pages. I’ve tried to sort them into specific genres to make it easier to find the books you may be interested in. I always find there are far more thrillers and literary fiction choices but there’s a good selection for each. Here are what I think are the best 99p Kindle deals for November 2021. Crime / Thriller The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter A Fatal Affair…

  • Modern Fiction

    12 Hours To Say I Love You Review (Olivia Poulet and Laurence Dobiesz)

    Olivia Poulet and Laurence Dobiesz are a married couple and are writers and actors based in London. They have written together for radio and screen and now they have just released their first book. I was excited to read this one, particularly as it was described as “life-affirming” and a “glorious love story”. I’ve read so many books recently with thoroughly unlikeable characters and I was looking forward to reading a story with heart. 12 Hours To Say I Love You Review: Plot Pippa, after being in a car accident, is fighting for her life. She is unconscious in ICU and the doctors tell her husband, Steve, the next 12…

  • Children's Books

    Little Leaders In Black History Children’s Book Giveaway

    As much as I love reading fiction stories with my kids, I’m also a huge fan of teaching them about real-life inspirational figures. From Little People Big Dreams to the Rebel Girls series, there are so many books out there that can really inspire young minds. As it’s Black History Month there’s no better time to read the Little Leaders in Black History books. They’re absolutely brilliant! Bold Women in Black History features the real-life stories of inspirations such as Rosa Parks, Shirley Bassey and Katherine Johnson. I love the diverse range of women within the book as it features scientists, athletes, singers and politicians.    Exceptional Men in Black…

  • Adult Books,  Modern Fiction

    The Editor’s Wife by Clare Chambers Review

    I have a couple of Clare Chambers books on my never-ending TBR (to be read) pile, including the massively successful Small Pleasures. However, I’m ashamed to say I haven’t actually read any of them yet. The Editor’s Wife, her latest book, was the first Clare Chambers novel I have read. I was lucky enough to read an advanced copy and considering the successes of her other books, I had high expectations. The Editor’s Wife by Clare Chambers Review: Plot Aspiring novelist Christopher Flinders drops out of university to write what he hopes is going to be a masterpiece. When editor Owen Goddard loves his book, Christopher is welcomed not only…