The Midnight Library by Matt Haig #BookReview

Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books inContinue reading “The Midnight Library by Matt Haig #BookReview”

The Peppermint Tea Chronicles by Alexander McCall Smith #TuesdayBookBlog #Humour

  It is summer in Scotland Street (as it always is) and for the habitués of Edinburgh’s favourite street some extraordinary adventures lie in waiting. For the impossibly vain Bruce Anderson – he of the clove-scented hair gel – it may finally be time to settle down, and surely it can only be a questionContinue reading “The Peppermint Tea Chronicles by Alexander McCall Smith #TuesdayBookBlog #Humour”

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

A God in ruins is a slow boiler. It tells the story of Teddy, a beloved son and brother whose comfortable life changed so dramatically when the second world war began. Moving back and forth through his life, we see him as a gentle, loving grandfather, a much-respected pilot and a dutiful husband. But itContinue reading “A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson”

Manipulated Lives by H A Leuschel #TuesdayBookBlog

Sometimes a book’s title and cover can deter you from opening the first page. You suspect it will be rewarding but you are worried that the experience might be distressing. But opening Manipulated Lives gives instant gratification. From the first paragraph of the first novella “The Narcissist” I was involved with the feelings of theContinue reading “Manipulated Lives by H A Leuschel #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith #FridayBookShare ~ @ShelleyWilson72

#FridayBookShare is a game created by Shelley Wilson to help search for an ideal read. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on the book you are currently reading/finished reading this week and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare First line of the book. Recruit fans byContinue reading “The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith #FridayBookShare ~ @ShelleyWilson72”

#FridayBookShare After Dark by Haruki Murakami

#FridayBookShare is a game created by Shelley Wilson to help search for an ideal read. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on the book you are currently reading/finished reading this week and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare First line of the book. Recruit fans byContinue reading “#FridayBookShare After Dark by Haruki Murakami”