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.
5 stars! A beautiful, intelligent, captivating novel, entertaining and thought-provoking in equal measure.
5/5 stars I was so happy to be asked to take part in the Instagram tour for Swimming Lessons’ paperback release, primarily because it finally gave me the push I needed to read this book (it’s been on my TBR since I first saw it in a bookshop last year). This book really did live… Continue reading Review: Swimming Lessons, by Claire Fuller (2017)
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A truly stunning debut in YA narratives - can Muzna Saleem find her voice amidst the pressures of family, school, and the growing cultural tensions that surround her?
A mixed bag - some wonderful characters and spectacular uses of language was surrounded by a convoluted and confusing plot.