#bookreview: Asking For It by Louise O’Neill

About ASKING FOR IT Format:  Paperback Publisher: Quercus UK Published: 3rd September 2015 Pages: 346 Pages The Blurb In a small town, where everyone knows everyone, Emma O’Donovan is different. She is the special one – beautiful, popular,  powerful. And she works hard to keep it that way. Until that night… Now, she’s an embarrassment. Now, she’s a slut.Continue reading “#bookreview: Asking For It by Louise O’Neill”

The Playground by Julia Kelly

But not all games are innocent – and not all friends are true. When a terrible accident is blamed on her, Eve must forge her own independence – and realise that the playground is not a place to hide from adulthood. Format: Paperback Publisher:  Quercus Books Published: 4th September 2014 Pages: 266 Pages The BlurbContinue reading “The Playground by Julia Kelly”

The Christmas Bake Off – Abby Clements

Format: E-book (Kindle) Published: November 20th 2012 Publisher: Quercus Books Pages: 25 Pages The Blurb With Christmas just around the corner, the residents of Skipley village are gearing up for the annual bake off, and tensions are high. Winning means a lot to everyone involved – talented cake-shop owner Katie dreams of baking stardom, RachelContinue reading “The Christmas Bake Off – Abby Clements”

The List – Joanna Bolouri

Format: Paperback Publisher: Quercus Published: April 10th 2014 Pages: 400 Pages The Blurb Phoebe Henderson may be single but she sure doesn’t feel fabulous. It’s been a year since she found her boyfriend Alex in bed with another woman, and multiple cases of wine and extensive relationship analysis with best friend Lucy have done nothingContinue reading “The List – Joanna Bolouri”

Guest Review: Amelia Grey’s Fireside Dream from Emma

Thank you to the wonderful Emma at @EmmaLouAuthor for letting me post her review of ‘Amelia Grey’s Fireside Dream’ by Abby Clements! The Blurb: Amelia has a dream: toasting chestnuts by the fire with her husband Jack in their own cosy cottage. Their real life is another world – a cramped one-bedroom flat in Hackney.Continue reading “Guest Review: Amelia Grey’s Fireside Dream from Emma”

The Moment – Claire Dyer

Format: Paperback Publisher: Quercus Books Published: Sept’ 2013 Pages: 324 Rating: 4/5 The Blurb Paddington station, nine a.m., rush hour. As the crowds ebb and flow, time suddenly stands still for two people: Fern and Elliott, ex-lovers who parted twenty-five years before and never expected to see each other again. But here they are, faceContinue reading “The Moment – Claire Dyer”