• Adult Book Reviews,  Modern Fiction

    The Lido By Libby Page : Book Review

    I was lucky enough to receive an advanced copy of Libby Page’s latest novel The Island Home last month and I really enjoyed it. I knew her debut novel The Lido was a huge success and went on to be a Sunday Times bestseller. Reviews had described it as “joyful”, “tender” and “full of heart” and it sounded exactly the kind of book I wanted to read. The Lido by Libby Page: The Plot Rosemary is 86 and has lived in Brixton all her life. The place she knows so well has gradually changed over the years, with shops and libraries closing and reopening as new shops and trendy bars.…

  • Adult Book Reviews,  Modern Fiction

    The Island Home by Libby Page Book Review

    The Island Home is the third novel by best-selling author Libby Page. Her novels are known for being uplifting and heartwarming and so after some really sad reads like The Girl Who Escaped From Auschwitz and The Yellow Bird Sings, I really wanted a happier novel to enjoy. The Island Home by Libby Page Book Review : The Plot Lorna fled her home, the Isle of Kip, almost 20 years ago and has never looked back. She lives a quiet life in London, just her and her daughter Ella. However events unfold that lead Lorna and Ella to leave London to return to the remote Scottish island where Lorna grew…