She’s buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks, her grave marked with a cairn. Not more than a little pile of stones, really. I didn’t want to draw attention to her resting place, but I couldn’t leave her without remembrance. She’ll sleep peacefully there, no one to disturb her, no …
In Cold Blood
Happy Valentines Day everyone! Valentine’s Day holds a little bit more poignancy than most…3 years ago, my Nan passed away. As well as being my biggest supporter in absolutely everything I did, like me, she was also an avid bookworm. When I was doing A level English, Nan would ask to read the books I …
Billy and Me & Always With Love
So I thought I’d treat you all to a double whammy – a two-in-one book review. Giovanna Fletcher has created a lovable story about plain old Sophie May who works in a bakery in Rosefont Hill. Billy Buskin is a famous movie star. When the two meet unexpectedly, no one could foresee what the future …
Time and Time Again
Have you ever looked back through history and thought ‘what one thing would I change?’ If you haven’t then I encourage you to do so before continuing to read this review… “We’ve just lost our way, that’s all. But what if you could give us a chance to do better? Just one chance? One single …
13 Little Blue Envelopes
Ever wondered what it’s like to go on an adventure? A proper adventure? With no technology. No maps. Nothing. Just 13 little blue envelopes and the necessities. “Rule #1: You may bring only what fits in your backpack. Don’t try to fake it with a purse or a carry-on. Rule #2: You may not bring …
Diary of an Oxygen Thief
Blurb on back of book:
Hurt people hurt people.
Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer’s assistant and, somehow, they met in Bright Lights, Big City. He’s blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending novel, but above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.
Blurb from back of book:
August and Ethan have been bestfriends since the day they met at Ethan’s seventh birthday party. And now, twelve years on, their friendship continues to grow. But after magic, fame, money and an unexplainable miracle in a car accident, August realises maybe she wants to be more than just friends.