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Thursday Thoughts

Life has an interesting way of working itself out whether you realise it or not, your path is paved out the way it is supposed to happen those that are envious of you may sometimes show it more easily. This year has been a year of many events so far as well as reflection. IContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts”

BookClub Reads: Dear Mrs Bird

Plot: London, 1941. Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance – but after a rather unfortunate misunderstanding, she findsContinue reading “BookClub Reads: Dear Mrs Bird”

Book Review: Unleashing Mr. Darcy by Teri Wilson

Review originally written in October 2014. I try to see the positives in books but I hated how this author wrote it. I disliked the writing style I found it immaturely written and the whole concept of this novel as well. Nothing happened in this entire story except the inner musings of both main characters.Continue reading “Book Review: Unleashing Mr. Darcy by Teri Wilson”

Book Review: The Secret History

Plot: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality they slip gradually from obsessionContinue reading “Book Review: The Secret History”

Book Review: Five Steps To Happy

Plot: When struggling actress Heidi has a life-changing accident aged 32, her world falls apart. Stuck in hospital and unable to walk, her only companion is Maud, the elderly lady in the bed next to hers. Heidi misses her flatmate, her life, her freedom – surely 32 is too young to be an amputee? ButContinue reading “Book Review: Five Steps To Happy”

Book Review: Love and Other Thought Experiments

Plot: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020 ‘Sophie Ward is a dazzling talent who writes like a modern-day F Scott Fitzgerald’ Elizabeth Day, author of How To Fail ‘An act of such breath-taking imagination, daring and detail that the journey we are on is believable and the debate in the mind non-stop. There are elementsContinue reading “Book Review: Love and Other Thought Experiments”

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