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Book Club Reviews

Going Out In The Midday Sun by Kate. A. Hardy #bahlsenbookclub review

Going Out In The Midday Sun is a really good read. It’s based around the lives of four Londoners in the late 90s, and their lives all interweave with each other. Here’s the blurb: Four Londoners out of 8 million – through a series of […]

A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke Bahlsen Book Club Review

A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke is this month’s Bahlsen Book Club Review. Here’s the Blurb: The deeper the water, the darker the secrets There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing… […]

A Mother Dimension By Mink Elliott Review #bahlsenbookclub

So this month’s lovely book for the Bahlsen Book Club is A Mother Dimension by Mink Elliott. Mink has self-published this latest book after having other novels traditionally published. The book world is changing so much at the moment, and being to self-publish stories must […]

The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings – Britmums Book Club Review

The Judas Scar is the second novel by Amanda Jennings. I’d heard good things about this book and the plots really intrigued me. Here’s the blurb: Scars. We all carry them. Some are mere scratches. Others run deeper. At a school rife with bullying, Will […]

What I’ve Read…..April

This month has been a much better month for reading. I somehow managed to get my mojo back – probably as a way to escape the stresses of moving! So as usual I am linking with Muttering Mummy’s What I’ve Read Linky and here’s what […]

Bahlsen Book Club Review: The School Gates by Nicola May

I am delighted to be a part of the Bahlsen Book Club. This is the first book for the club and I am very excited about it. As well as the book I was sent some yummy Bahlsen biscuits to aid my reading, and they […]

Britmums Book Club: Clare Balding: My Animals and Other Family Review

Clare Balding My Animals and Other Family This is a heartwarming book. If you’ve ever had a pet, you will know how important they are to you in your life. Clare writes about her life, mentioning the pets that she has had along the way. […]

Buddha in the Attic: Britmums Book Club Review

Buddha in the Attic is a brilliant story of how Japanese Women were sent over to the USA as mail order brides for Japanese Men living and working in America. The story documents their journey from Japan to America, and what their life was like […]

Britmums Book Club book review: Honour by Elif Shafak

Britmums Book Club Review: Honour by Elif Shafak I was lucky enough to be one of the first 100 People to sign up to this months BritMums book club and receive a free copy of the book. Please be aware that I do discuss the […]


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