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BROOK COTTAGE BOOKS PRESENTS: THE REST OF MY LIFE BY SHERYL BROWNE

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My review of Go Small or Go Home by Heather Wardell #RBRT

    I gave Go Small or Go Home by Heather Wardell 4*out of 5 The book blurb” “Massage therapist Tess Grayson has long dreamed of turning her hobby of building intricate miniature dioramas into an art car eer. She’s finally ready to grab for that tiny brass ring, but her potential new massage client shakes…

The Fall and Rise of Peter Stoller by M Pepper Langlinais #RBRT

  I gave this book 3,5* out of 5 The Blurb: “In 1960’s London, British Intelligence agent Peter Stoller is next in line to run the Agency—until he falls in love with cab driver, Charles, and his life goes off the road. When Charles is accused of treason, Peter is guilty by association. Peter manages…

My Review of What Jennifer Knows Kindle Edition by Wendy Janes #RBRT

      I gave What Jennifer Knows by Wendy Janes  5* out of 5*  The book blurb “A vital member of her Surrey community, Jennifer Jacobs is dedicated to her job as a dance therapist, helping children with special needs to express themselves through movement. Wife of a successful though reclusive sculptor, Gerald, she is…

The Aftermath of the Floods – a Look at One Community

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about a bookshop badly affected by the recent floods: http://bit.ly/1nrGltk And so many of your kindly shared the blog; some of you even donated your own books to the bookshop. And I’ll keep you informed about the situation of http://www.bookcase.co.uk/. The floods affected many areas, many…

My Review of Do Not Wash Hands In Plates by Barb Taub #Tuesdaybookblog

        I gave  Do Not Wash Hands In Plates 5* out of 5*  To use an adjective favoured by the author, this is a “honking” good read The Book Blurb (much condensed!) “Once upon the Land Before Time (or at least before mobile phones), my two best friends and I decided to…

The Book Case – Flooded

When I saw on television the damage that the floods have caused over the last few weeks I realised how lucky we’ve been in this part of Pembrokeshire. There have been some heartbreaking images and stories of people being forced out of their homes, of businesses, livelihoods being lost.  But, recently, it was one photograph…

My Review of Redemption Song by Laura Wilkinson #RBRT

      My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This is the book’s blurb: “Saffron is studying for a promising career in medicine until a horrific accident changes her life for ever. Needing to escape London, she moves to a small coastal town to live with her mother. Saffron hates the small town existence…

Reviewing my posts in 2015: Pure Indulgence on my Part

Don’t Ask!!!!                       I didn’t intend to review my 2015 blogs;  after all, for various reasons, I didn’t  write as many personal posts as I’d have liked to. Much of the year  I’ve  only  reviewed books for authors and read,enjoyed and shared interesting post from lots of  other…

My Review of A Suitable Young Man by Anne L Harvey

     I gave A Suitable Young Man by Anne L Harvey 4 out of 5* I really enjoyed  A Suitable Young Man by Anne L Harvey; it’s my kind of book. It’s a story reflective of its times, well written and filled with good rounded characters. Here’s the book blurb: A nostalgic tale of friendship,…