This exciting debut is full of love, friendship, and positivity. Capturing a beautiful sense of place and memory, The Lido centres both on the power of community and of the individual to make a difference, no matter how big or small.
In his wonderful debut, M.J. Ford has created a multi-dimensional, edge-of-your-seat novel with a protagonist that readers can really root for.
Usually, I give books I read a star rating, based on my enjoyment, my thoughts on structure, writing style, subject matter, among other things. It’s mainly for my own recording, so that when I look back over the year, I can see what I liked and didn’t like at a glance. I’m not going to… Continue reading Review: Member of the Family, by Dianne Lake and Deborah Herman (2018)
5 stars! A beautiful, intelligent, captivating novel, entertaining and thought-provoking in equal measure.
It's been 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act became law in the UK. For the first time, a woman could cast a vote in an election. But only if she met certain conditions - she had to be over 30 years old, have a considerable income, property, or a degree. It… Continue reading Female voices – Vote100
4/5 stars William Hemming is an estate agent. He’s kept a copy of every key to every house he’s ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in when the owners are out. But what will happen if he gets caught? William Hemming is a very unique narrator protagonist – intelligent, sinister, yet charmingly… Continue reading Review: The Intruder, by P. S. Hogan (2018)
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