New Release Book Review: The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

The Kinship of Secrets... About the Book: The riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the United States, the other in South Korea, and the family that bound them together even as the Korean War kept them apart. In 1948 Najin and Calvin Cho, with their young daughter Miran, travel from South Korea to … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

New Release Book Review: Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin

Evening in Paradise... About the Book: The publication of A Manual for Cleaning Women, Lucia Berlin’s dazzling collection of short stories, marked the rediscovery of a writer whose talent had gone unremarked by many. The incredible reaction to Lucia’s writing – her ability to capture the beauty and ugliness that coexist in everyday lives, the … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin

New Release Book Review: The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra

The Invitation… About the Book: In Gilded Age New York, money buys everything. What is your price? Sometimes the ties that bind are the most dangerous of all... Paris, 1899. Emma Lacasse has been estranged from her older sister for nearly twenty years, since Caroline married a wealthy American and left France. So when Emma … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra

Page by Page Bookclub Titles for November/December

So, I missed October, hence, we've gone from August/September straight to November/December. I was conscious of this all through October, but time still got away from me. For November and December, we have another five terrific titles to choose from. Read one, two or all! Head over to Page by Page Bookclub with Theresa Smith … Continue reading Page by Page Bookclub Titles for November/December

New Release Book Review: Genealogy by Mae Wood

Genealogy... About the Book: Inspired by real, hundred-year-old love letters. At thirty-three and with her future unclear, Ali Waller finds her way home again. A box of long-forgotten love letters written to her great-grandmother holds the unlikely key to Ali finding her new path. As she tracks down the letter writer and his descendants, Ali … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Genealogy by Mae Wood

New Release Book Review: The Football Whisperer by Mel A Rowe

The Football Whisperer... About the Book: When life makes you play a whole new game… In a spectacular career-threatening clash, professional footballer, Brendan Ward, is injured. Devastated and desperate to recover before facing risky surgery, Ward’s wacky family search alternative remedies that Ward refuses to try. The local racetrack’s Reiki Master, Zara Phelps, specialises in … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Football Whisperer by Mel A Rowe

Book Review: The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan

The Beguiled… About the Book: A classic slice of Southern Gothic, shot through with psychological suspense. When an injured Union soldier is found in the Virginia woods as the Civil War rages, he is brought to the nearby Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies to recover. For the sheltered girls and their teachers, the … Continue reading Book Review: The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan