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Paris Requiem – Lisa Appignanesi – Guest Review

Paris Requiem – Lisa Appignanesi – Guest Review

I’m delighted to welcome Penny Waugh as a guest reviewer. Penny is a prolific reader and book lover whom I’ve known from an online book forum for several years   Published on 1 August 2013 by Arcadia Books This novel, set in 1899, gives a […]

Ten things I’ve learnt above love – Sarah Butler

Ten things I’ve learnt above love – Sarah Butler

Paperback published January 2014 by Picador (first published January 1st 2013) From Amazon: Alice has just returned to London from months of travelling abroad. She is late to hear the news that her father is dying, and arrives at the family home only just in […]

Meet……Hannah Beckerman – author of The Dead Wife’s Handbook

Meet……Hannah Beckerman – author of The Dead Wife’s Handbook

I’m delighted to welcome Hannah to My Reading Corner.  Hannah’s debut novel The Dead Wife’s Handbook was published by Penguin on 13 February 2014. Hannah has very kindly agreed to answer some of my questions: What inspired you to write The Dead Wifes’s Handbook? The […]

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love – Jill Mansell

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love – Jill Mansell

  Published 30 January 2014 by Headline Review  From Amazon:When Josh Strachan, newly returned to his home in north Cornwall from sunny California, first meets Sophie Wells, he’s immediately smitten. Sophie’s pretty, she’s funny, she has lots of friends and she clearly loves her job […]

Spare Brides – Adele Parks

Spare Brides – Adele Parks

Published February 13th 2014 by Headline From Amazon: Damaged and beautiful, they were the generation who lost so much and became ‘spare brides’. The richly compelling and emotional new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Adele Parks is the powerful story of four extraordinary women […]