Happiest Days by Jack Sheffield #FridayReads #BookReview

It’s 1986 and Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his tenth rollercoaster year as headteacher. It’s the year of Margaret Thatcher’s third election victory, Dynasty and shoulder pads, Neighbours and a Transformer for Christmas. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest School, a year of surprises is in store. Ruby the Caretaker find happiness at last, Vera the Secretary makes anContinue reading “Happiest Days by Jack Sheffield #FridayReads #BookReview”

#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in June over six years #BookReviews

It’s the first Friday of June and I’m looking back at the books I was reading in June in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015. Click on the red titles to read my reviews. There are two connections across the years; three books on the theme of Art and three 20th century historical fictionContinue reading “#FlashbackFriday Books I reviewed in June over six years #BookReviews”

A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier #TuesdayBookBlog

Violet is 38. The First World War took everything from her. Her brother, her fiancé – and her future. She is now considered a ‘surplus woman’. But Violet is also fiercely independent and determined. Escaping her suffocating mother, she moves to Winchester to start a new life –a change that will require courage, resilience andContinue reading “A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier #TuesdayBookBlog”

Lifted by Water (Razor’s Edge Chronicles Book 3) by Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease

If I tell you I have magic, you’re probably going to expect all kinds of impressive displays, like fireballs and moving things with my mind. Yeah, I still can’t do that. That’s why I’m a barber to the supernatural rather than any kind of magical badass. And now that the supernaturals have come out inContinue reading “Lifted by Water (Razor’s Edge Chronicles Book 3) by Celine Jeanjean #NewRelease”