Book Review The Other’s Gold by Elizabeth Ames

Make new friends, but keep the old One is silver and the other’s gold ***** From the book synopsis: An insightful and sparkling novel that opens on a college campus and follows the friendship of four women across life-defining turning points Assigned to the same suite during their freshman year at Quincy-Hawthorne College, Lainey, Ji […]

#Book Review # Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Some books leave you feeling better about the world and people in it. Either because their main message is that of love, hope, and forgiveness, or because they have amazing characters: strong, calm, caring. They put your feet a bit more firmly on the ground, because you recognize they are rooted in reality, and uplift […]

#Book Review # Keeping Lucy by T.Greenwood

Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson’s heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to Willowridge, a special school for the “feeble-minded.” Ab tried to convince Ginny it was for the best. That they should […]

#Book review # The bookish life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

The part in which we meet Nina Lee Hill and discuss her personality Nina Hill’s life is perfect: She has a job in an old bookstore in the middle of a quaint part of Los Angeles lives in a lovely apartment with a slightly judgemental cat Philip her wonderful friends with freakishly good memories help […]

#Book Review #Her daughter’s mother by Daniela Petrova

A gripping, compelling psychological thriller that explores interesting issues related to reproductive rights, motherhood, friendships and relationships in general. Lana Stone and her partner Tyler Jones have been trying to start family for years and have even undergone several unsuccessful IVF cycles. Lana, who is determined to continue, decides to use an egg donor. She […]

# Book Review # Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune

This book was a delightful surprise. Light, enjoyable, magical and, above all, delicious, as food and savouring food is an integral part of this wonderful debut novel by Roselle Lim. Natalie Tan gets the worst kind of telephone call. Her agoraphobic mother Miranda was found dead just outside their family house in Chinatown of San […]

The Friends We Keep…The Life We Choose…

I am a big fan of Jane Green and have read quite a few books of this talented writer over the years. I believe ‘The friends we keep’ is her best, although it doesn’t focus on romance, but on something else equally important: on friendships and our life choices that can either destroy our closeness […]

#Book Review #The Year of Starting Over by Karen King

If somebody gave you £30,000 and a year to spend this money on reinventing yourself, where would you go and what would you do? Holly grew up with a loving example of her grandparents’ marriage. When she inherits 30,000 from her grandfather, she wants to spend it on a wedding with her boyfriend of two […]

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