Book Reviews

My Absolute Darling

Gabriel Tallent
5th December 2020 | Sue
This is a brilliant but disturbing debut novel from an American author.  Set in California it follows a 14 year old young girl Turtle and her father Martin who live "off the grid".  Martin has brought up h...

Death of Her

Debbie Howells
5th December 2020 | Sue
This is the third thriller from Debbie Howells.  Evie is found badly beaten and is traumatized not just by the attack but the fact her daughter has been abducted too.  However the Police cannot find any ev...

A Column of Fire

Ken Follett
5th December 2020 | Sue
 The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of...

Sleeping in the Ground

Peter Robinson
5th December 2020 | Mike
A shocking mass-murder occurs at a wedding...

Love from Lexie

Cathy Cassidy
5th December 2020 | Sophia
If someone is missing, where do they go?  When Lexie's mum mysteriously disappears, Lexie is taken into care and she tries to find her mum.  She decides to create a group for 'the lost' at her loc...

Under a Pole Start

Stef Penney
5th December 2020 | Sue
From the author of the Costa winning The Tenderness of Wolves comes a historical and dazzling tale of romance and survival. Set against the timeless beauty of northern Greenland , New York and London...

The Ice

Laline Paull
5th December 2020 | Sue
It's the day after tomorrow and the Arctic sea ice has melted. While global business carves up the new frontier, cruise ships race each other to ever-rarer wildlife sightin...

Reading with Patrick

Michelle Kuo
5th December 2020 | Kerry
After graduating, Michelle Kuo goes to a teach in a small town in Arkansas that is poverty-stricken and rife with prejudice. The majority of the inhabitant...

Rhyme Crime

John Burgerman
5th December 2020 | Kerry
I am such a push over for rhyming books for children I love them and this is no exception!  “Once upon a time, a thief committed a crime.  Everything he stole wa...

Max the Miracle Dog

Kerry Irving
5th December 2020 | Sue
Max the Miracle Dog   Kerry Irving   Kerry Irving lives and works in Keswick with his wife and dogs.  He has a passion for the outdoors and is a keen photographer .  After...

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