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The Train To Impossible Places by P.G Bell- Book Review

Book Description: When Suzy hears a strange noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for the Union … Continue reading

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According To Yes by Dawn French – Book Review

Book Description Manhattan’s wealthy Upper East Side has its own rigid code of behaviour. One strictly adhered to by the Wilder-Bingham family.  Emotional displays – unacceptable. Unruly behaviour – definitely not welcome. Fun – no thanks.  So when Rosie Kitto, an eccentric … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide by Jen Gale

Book Description Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet. If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Wish List by Ruby Hummingbird

Book Description Sometimes you have to hit the bottom before you can float to the top. Maria Birch is seventy years old and, for her, every week is the same. On Monday, she does her weekly shop. On Tuesday, she goes … Continue reading

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Book Review- Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Book Description (Amazon) Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home, from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, … Continue reading

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Book Review- When Less Becomes More by Emily Ley

Book Description (Amazon) Statistics don’t lie. Moms today are more fatigued, burned out, and overwhelmed than ever. Smartphones constantly ping and alert and demand our attention. And social media can eat up hours of our days with mindless scrolling and … Continue reading

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Book Review- Murder In The Choir by Liz Hedgecock

Books Description: When Pippa Parker joins the village choir, she doesn’t expect anyone to die… No-one thinks the death of a soprano is anything but a tragic accident; everyone in the choir is too busy rehearsing for SingFest UK. With … Continue reading

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Book Review- A Country Escape by Katie Fforde

Book Description- Fran has always wanted to be a farmer. And now it looks as if her childhood dream is about to come true.  She has just moved to her aunt’s beautiful but very run-down farm in the Cotswolds. If … Continue reading

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Book Review- Hurrah for Gin by Katie Kirby

Book Description: This book is not a how-to-guide. It won’t tell you how to get your baby to sleep, how to deal with toddler tantrums, how to be a good parent, a cool parent or even a renegade parent. It … Continue reading

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Book Review- Cheryl Cole- My Story (Autobiography)

Book– The nations sweetheart tells all in this personal and revealing book. Her only biography to set the rumours straight and describes her colourful journey of her life. Review- I’m not one to read autobiography’s but this one I was … Continue reading

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Book Review- Rosie Hopkins Sweetshop of Dreams

Book Description- Rosie Hopkins lives in London as a nurse gets a call to help her aunt Lillian and her sweetshop in Lipton. She thinks leaving London to go to the countryside would be dull and boring- but she was … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Help

Book Description– Set in Jackson, Mississippi, in the year 1962- where black maids raise white children, seen but not herd.  There’s Aibileen- who is taking care of her seventeeth white child while missing her own, Minny- who is strong and cheeky … Continue reading

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