2014

Shopaholic to the Stars – Sophie Kinsella

Hardback: 400 pages Publisher: Bantam Press (25 Sep 2014) Book Description:   Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is in Hollywood! It’s as if all her life has been leading to this moment. She’s hanging out with the stars … or at least she will be, when she finally gets to meet movie superstar Sage Seymour, whom husband Luke…… Continue reading Shopaholic to the Stars – Sophie Kinsella

2014

To the Moon and Back – Jill Mansell

Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Headline review (26th May 2011) Book Description: The gorgeously indulgent, funny and touching new novel from the bestselling author, which reached No. 2 in the hardback bestseller charts. When Ellie Kendall tragically loses her husband she feels her life is over. But eventually she’s ready for a new start – at…… Continue reading To the Moon and Back – Jill Mansell

2014

Here come the girls – Milly Johnson

  Paperback: 512 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd (28 April 2011) Book Description: Shirley Valentine, eat your heart out Ven, Roz, Olive and Frankie have been friends since school. They day-dreamed of glorious futures, full of riches, romance and fabulous jobs. The world would be their oyster. Twenty-five years later, Olive cleans other people’s houses to…… Continue reading Here come the girls – Milly Johnson

2014

The Teashop on the Corner – Milly Johnson

Paperback: 512 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd (19th June 2014) Book Description: Life is full of second chances…if only you keep your heart open for them. Spring Hill Square is a pretty sanctuary away from the bustle of everyday life. And at its centre is Leni Merryman’s Teashop on the Corner, specialising in cake, bookish stationery…… Continue reading The Teashop on the Corner – Milly Johnson

2014

A Place of Greater Safety – Hilary Mantel

Paperback: 872 pages Publisher: Fourth Estate (March 2010) Book Description: From the double Man Booker prize-winner comes an extraordinary work of historical imagination – this is Hilary Mantel’s epic novel of the French Revolution. Georges-Jacques Danton: zealous, energetic and debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre: small, diligent and terrified of violence. And Camille Desmoulins: a genius of rhetoric,…… Continue reading A Place of Greater Safety – Hilary Mantel

2014

Does the “media” you read a book on change your enjoyment of it?

I thought I would post my thoughts on this debate as this is something in my mind a lot at the moment. I will start by telling you i LOVE books. You’ve guessed that already. I love the smell of books, the feel of the paper, the feeling you get when you take the plunge…… Continue reading Does the “media” you read a book on change your enjoyment of it?

2014

You’re the one that I want – Giovanna Fletcher

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Penguin (22 May 2014) Book Description: Maddy, dressed in white, stands at the back of the church. At the end of the aisle is Rob – the man she’s about to marry. Next to Rob is Ben – best man and the best friend any two people ever had.  And that’s the problem.…… Continue reading You’re the one that I want – Giovanna Fletcher

2014

The Yorkshire Pudding Club – Milly Johnson

Paperback: 480 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd Book Description: Three South Yorkshire friends, all on the cusp of 40, fall pregnant at the same time following a visit to an ancient fertility symbol. For Helen, it’s a dream come true, although her husband is not as thrilled about it as she had hoped. Not…… Continue reading The Yorkshire Pudding Club – Milly Johnson