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As it’s the season of love, let’s talk romance! I asked you to pick between the Brontë sisters – and you chose...

In my opinion, we can still squeeze in a little Christmas reading and extend the holidays a little. This is a cute little...

It is almost time – are you in a Christmas mood yet? Well, this is sure to get you into the spirit. It is a typical feel...

Yes, this is a recently published book. Yes, P.D. James passed away two years ago. How wonderful is it we get another little...

You may recognise the author. Yes, I may have talked about his mysteries and thrillers, but this is different. This is one...

“I wonder if you would come and sleep in the night with me. And talk.” Would you say yes? What if you were a 7-year-old...

By now you know I am not a regular reader of crimes and thrillers. Correction, I am a regular, just not a frequent reader...

Having very little time to read as the past couple of weeks have been very busy, the start of this book got me back into...

This book is not about suspense, or about a plot twist. The story is given away at the start: Alice has met a new man after...

“To be a neurosurgeon? To teach? I didn’t know. But if I did not know what I wanted, I had learned something,...

We all want a home, a place we belong. Even the traveller, who loves nothing more than being on the road, will eventually...

I give out five star reviews carefully. This is one of them. Starting out, it seems to be a new version of Room: Lily has...

I remember this book from a few years ago. Looking at all the local fruit here in Tenerife (yes, I currently live where others...

A word of warning, the English translation is still a year away, but having just finished the original French version published...

Seeing an Eva Ibbotson book in one of the used bookshops around London a few months ago was a trip down memory lane. How...

For most 16-year-olds, having to move into a small bungalow with their grandparents is not appealing, let alone something...

Two lives which couldn’t be more different: Carla’s in Teguchialpa in Honduras, living in a hut with her brothers and...

“Otto, The letter began, in blue ink. I’ve gone. I’ve never seen the water, so I’ve gone there. Don’t worry, I’ve...

Let’s talk about happiness. Not just the feeling of happiness I get when I read Marc Levy, but happiness in general. What...

Being an expat in a sunny seaside location is easy (believe me, I have been seeing all the British expats in Tenerife for...

A note to start: I am aware you may have read it the past two years, but, if like me, you like to stay away from the big...

Finally, it is out in paperback! When we think of serious illnesses and diseases, cancer is at the top of the list; followed...

“Its easy to make friends if you let pepul laff at you.” I won’t sugarcoat it, Flowers For Algernon is sad, not...

Happy New Year! With the New Year come the resolutions and although many people have given up on them, I will give you two...