Extract: After I’ve Gone by Linda Green

Monday 11 January 2016 I smell his bad breath a second or two before I feel his hand on my arse. That’s the weird thing about public transport gropers, they always seem to have personal hygiene issues. ‘What’s your problem?’ I shout, as I spin around to face him. Immediately, the crowd of people jostling […]

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Extract: The A to Z of Everything by Debbie Johnson

Chapter 3 Beacon C of E Primary School, 1986 ‘I’m going to rub your nose in that dog poo, you stuck-up cow,’ says Jackie Wells, holding Rose’s face down on the grass by the scruff of her neck. It’s Rose’s last year at little school, and she has committed the cardinal sin of being clever. […]

Book Review: Wishbones by Virginia Macgregor

Book Review: Wishbones by Virginia Macgregor Release Date: 18th May 2017 Publisher: HQ Pages: 384 ISBN: 978-0008217297 Genre: YA Buy: Paperback  Kindle Rating:       What’s the Story? Feather Tucker has two wishes: 1)To get her mum healthy again 2) To win the Junior UK swimming championships When Feather comes home on New Year’s Eve to find […]

Book Review: Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby

Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby Release Date: 1st June 2017 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 352 ISBN: 978-0857524874 Buy: Hardback  Kindle Rating:          What’s the story? “I’ve planted my feet on Fijian earth and I intend to stay here until the last sunset. Why don’t you join me? Leave behind everything that didn’t work […]

My Deckchair Reading…

Summer 2017 is a mere 12 days away and as well as a juicy cocktail, a floaty floral dress and a nice tan, a Summer-TBR list is an essential. We all have a special summer TBR list…Y’know the one. When you have a week off work or go away somewhere you mentally compile a list […]