Will the Borrowbox App Make You Happy?

Back to reading Guess how may books I’ve read since we went into lockdown at the end of March? 0 Yes, that’s right – I have read ZERO books! A big fat ZERO! Obviously, my trips to the library came to a sudden halt…. but I have books on my bookshelves which I thought I […]

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Book Review: The Girl in the Green Dress by Cath Staincliffe

The Girl in the Green Dress They Say: Teenager Allie Kennaway heads off for prom night, cheered on by her dad Steve and little sister Teagan. But Allie never comes home, beaten to death in an apparent hate crime because of her transgender identity. As police investigate the brutal murder, a crime that has appalled […]

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Book Review: Recalled to Death by Priscilla Masters

‘Recalled to Death‘ is the sixth book in the Martha Gunn, police procedural series by the ever reliable Priscilla Masters. Martha Gunn Martha Gunn is a coroner who lives in Shrewsbury, has uncontrollable flaming red hair and is the mother of twins. Her husband died when the twins were babies. (The twins are now adults […]

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Big Sky by Kate Atkinson: Book Review

Jackson Brodie Jackson Brodie is back and a collective cheer rings out across the country. It’s been way too long! Big Sky is the fifth book in the Jackson Brodie series by Kate Atkinson. Jackson is living in Yorkshire. I can’t remember if that’s where he lived before; it’s been too long and my memory […]

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Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

They Say: Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal… A murder…a tragic accident…or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Big Little Lies follows three women, each at a crossroads: Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny and […]

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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty – Book Review

Nine Perfect Strangers Hardcover: 464 pages Publisher: Flatiron Books Published: November 2018 ISBN: 978-1250069825 They Say…. Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? In Liane Moriarty’s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out… Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some […]

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Book Review: The Reaper by Peter Lovesey

They Say: A dark, delicious tale of a popular village cleric who has no conscience After years spent saving souls, Otis Joy, the rector of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Foxford, Wiltshire, has found a new calling: ending lives. His young French wife? Anaphylactic shock, what a shame. The bishop? Fell into a quarry. Tragic. It’s […]

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