About the Book: Set between India and England, Faithless is the story of Cressida, a writer and translator, and her consuming love for Max, an enigmatic older writer – and married man. Cressida’s passion for Max engulfs her from the first giddy rush of sensation when she meets him in the mountains of southern India. It is … Continue reading Book Review: Faithless by Alice Nelson
About the Book: Grief-stricken and on the verge of a breakdown, Luda Managan and her two teenaged children try to make a home for themselves on a collection of harsh and haunted Scottish islands. Luda, a photographer, is mesmerised by the extraordinary magic of the islands and soon finds herself condemned by the local community after … Continue reading Book Review: Salt and Skin by Eliza Henry-Jones
Joke of the week: ~~~ Life: Put your kids in sport, they said...it will be fun, they said...rugby league knee blow out. We'll know more about the extent of the damage and treatment next week. ~~~ What Zeus has been doing: In his happy place, driving and beach play with his humans. What more could … Continue reading The Week That Was…
About the Book: Dublin 1966. When Joan Quinn, a factory girl from the Cranmore Estate, marries Martin Egan, it looks like her dreams have come true. But all is not as it seems. Joan lives in the shadow of a secret – the couple’s decision to give up their first daughter for adoption only months … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Making of Her by Bernadette Jiwa
About the Book: ONE SHIPWRECK. TWO MISFITS. THREE CENTURIES APART. 1629. Embarking on a journey in search of her father, a young girl called Mayken boards the Batavia, the most impressive sea vessel of the age. During the long voyage, this curious and resourceful child must find her place in the ship’s stratified world. She … Continue reading Book Review: The Night Ship by Jess Kidd
A very slow month of reading for July, only six books read! Five were review books and one was for my 22 in 2022 challenge. One was a #dnf, so really, I've only read five books. 22 in 2022: #DNF: Review books: ~~~ Until next month, good reading!