Two Steps Forward [review]

Title: Two Steps Forward Author: Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist Publisher: Two Roads [Synopsis] Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past - for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin,… Continue reading Two Steps Forward [review]


The Red Ribbon [review]

Title: The Red Ribbon Author: Lucy Adlington Publisher: Hot Key Books [Synopsis] Rose, Ella, Marta and Carla. In another life we might have all been friends together. But this was Birchwood. As fourteen-year-old Ella begins her first day at work she steps into a world of silks, seams, scissors, pins, hems and trimmings. She is a… Continue reading The Red Ribbon [review]

‘Us’ by David Nicholls will make you smile, laugh, cry and reflect…

Us by David Nicholls

Us by David Nicholls was a book group choice (there are 7 of us in the group who meet once a month), picked by another member who loved many of his other novels. I’ve read a few of them myself and really enjoyed them, and had heard a lot about Nicholl’s new novel (which was… Continue reading ‘Us’ by David Nicholls will make you smile, laugh, cry and reflect…