The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village is a heartwarming story about getting old that brings to life the widely held belief that age really is just number. This book was the perfect fit for my 2019 goal of reading more books that don't sit within my usual reading genre. The life of 79-year-old pensioner... Continue Reading →

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#MySisterMyself by @Jill_Treseder -‏ Book Review

Hungary, 1956. Russian tanks brutally crush the revolution against the Communist regime. Sisters Katalin and Marika escape Budapest with their family and settle in London. However, the past is not so easily left behind. Their father is a wanted man, and the sisters’ relationship hangs in the balance. Their futures are shaped by loss. For... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: The Key by Kathryn Hughes

1956  It's Ellen Crosby's first day at work as a student nurse at Fairhaven County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets Amy Sullivan, a young woman committed for allegedly attempting to drown herself and her stepsister, and Dr Stephen Lambourn, a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' available for mental illness, little does... Continue Reading →

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