The Woman Who Stole My Life – review

The woman who stole my life - cover

I’ve been hugely looking forward to reading a new novel from Marian Keyes- she’s one of my favourite ‘chick-lit’ (I really don’t like that term, sorry!) authors because she writes her stories with more substance than other novels that are often categorised in this genre. Here’s the blurb: Stella Sweeney is back in Dublin. After… Continue reading The Woman Who Stole My Life – review

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The Prophecy of Bees – review

The Prophecy of Bees by R.S. Bateman tells the story of Isabella, a teen who is NOT happy about having to move from busy London into a big old house in a country village, a decision made by her mother who she lives with. She soon learns of local superstitions, tales and curses regarding her… Continue reading The Prophecy of Bees – review

The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas

Here's a novel that I feel fits right into the 'chick-lit' genre (although I hate that term!). I don't read a lot of this quite wide genre but I do love certain authors of this style, including Marian Keyes, Sophie Kinsella and JoJo Moyes! I've never read any Jo Thomas though, so thought I'd give… Continue reading The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas

If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go…

If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go

If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Would Never Have Let You Go by Judy Chicurel tells the story of Katie and her friends as they grow up in Elephant Beach during the 1970’s, and  they way they deal with the various issues that life after war presents. In my opinion… Continue reading If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go…