Stranger Child [review]

Stranger Child by Rachel Abbott

[Synopsis] One Dark Secret. One act of revenge. When Emma Joseph met her husband David, he was a man shattered by grief. His first wife had been killed outright when her car veered off the road. Just as tragically, their six-year-old daughter mysteriously vanished from the scene of the accident. Now, six years later, Emma… Continue reading Stranger Child [review]

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull [September Book Club]

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

I'm sorry that this book club post is so late... I guess I just was so underwhelmed by the book so I wasn't hugely motivated to write the post. I tend to pick books to review on here that I think I'll enjoy, so usually my posts are positive just because of that reason. I… Continue reading Jonathan Livingston Seagull [September Book Club]

The Book Of You by Claire Kendal [August Book Club]

The Book Of You - Claire Kendal

The Book Of You by Claire Kendal was August’s book club choice- and it was my turn to choose this month! [Synopsis] Clarissa is becoming more and more frightened of her colleague, Rafe. He won’t leave her alone, and he refuses to take no for an answer. He is always there. Being selected for jury… Continue reading The Book Of You by Claire Kendal [August Book Club]

Book Club: Orange Is The New Black

Orange is the New Black

When my friend picked Orange Is The New Black as July’s Book Club choice, we all said we’d try and separate the book from the hugely popular TV series which was based on Piper Kerman’s true story. There were a few of the group who had never seen the TV programme so we didn’t want… Continue reading Book Club: Orange Is The New Black

Book Group: The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

Sorry this post has taken a while - we only met for book group last Wednesday and things have been super busy recently so I've only just had the chance to write this post! The Alchemist by Paul Coelho was picked by a fellow reading group member who said that she’d actually already read it… Continue reading Book Group: The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

Book Club: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

So, here's the next Reading Group post-  sorry it's taken ages, we had a while to wait until the next meet! This month's book was: Wild by Cheryl Strayed. I hope you enjoyed the novel if you read along too, or at least found it interesting to read! Synopsis: At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she… Continue reading Book Club: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Book Club: Wrongful Death by Lynda LaPlante

Synopsis:Six months after the body of Josh Reynolds, a London nightclub owner, was found and determined by police and coroner to be a suicide, DCS James Langton tasks DCI Anna Travis to review the case. Reynolds died from a single gunshot wound to the head, the gun held in his right hand. But details are… Continue reading Book Club: Wrongful Death by Lynda LaPlante