5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Book Club

You like books. No, scratch that – you LURVVVEEEE books! Your local courier is sick of delivering those little rectangular parcels of joy to your door, you stalk your favourite authors on social media and you spend more time organising your bookshelf than you do your own kitchen ( seriously, those cupboards are not goingContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Book Club”

Introverted bookworms unite!

To all my introverted bookworms, nerds, geeks and misanthropes, You have the right to remain silent! As a professional introvert, with over 20 years of experience, I want to tell you today that you do not need to feel ashamed of who you are. As comfortable as it may feel, you do not need toContinue reading “Introverted bookworms unite!”

Book Review – Saving Francesca Maier

Francesca knows little of her father’s home country or her parents’ life together before she was born. A summer in Berlin brings the past – and its secrets – alive. Adrift in a foreign city, she finds an unexpected friend in east Berliner Antonio – but what will he sacrifice to save her? ‘Saving FrancescaContinue reading “Book Review – Saving Francesca Maier”

Book Review – Merging The Drift

“How much do you know about your death?” On the morning of his 18th birthday Ali woke up to his family home unusually silent, and deserted. He soon learns that he never lived the childhood he remembers and all his memories up until that point are fake. He is now alone, and an occupant ofContinue reading “Book Review – Merging The Drift”

Book Review – Murphy Murphy and the Case of Serious Crisis

Murphy Murphy comes from a long line of male Murphys. All were named Murphy and all were cops. This Murphy heads the Department of Redundancy Department and his superior officer, Captain David “Dud” Hill has found him a case. The Captain’s niece is in a rock ‘n roll band called Serious Crisis, and it seemsContinue reading “Book Review – Murphy Murphy and the Case of Serious Crisis”

Book Review – The Flower Girl Murder

My fellow readers! I kindly request you to clear your schedules and allow your electronic babysitter, television, to watch the children ( don’t feel guilty about it). With that said, have I got a treat for you.  The Flower Girl Murder written by Keith Hirshland is a fast-moving, crime thriller set against a North CarolinaContinue reading “Book Review – The Flower Girl Murder”

Book Review – From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream

According to the Collins Dictionary, if someone or somebody inspires you, they give you new ideas and a strong feeling of enthusiasm. Inspire comes from the Latin word that means to inflame. In my opinion, I feel that this word has been weakened and cheapened because it has been overused so many times. But afterContinue reading “Book Review – From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream”

Book Review – Gardening With Guns: A Memoir

A remarkable book, by a truly remarkable woman. AJ Wootton’s incredibly touching memoir Garden with Guns is a book full of love, loss and laughter. Drawing on her very own personal experiences, the reader is invited into the past and present life of AJ Wootton. This book explores the growth of the author, rewinding theContinue reading “Book Review – Gardening With Guns: A Memoir”

Book Review – Randy Love, At Your Service

Meet Randy Love. He is a young, charming, undeniably handsome lad, who puts you in the mind of a 21st century Dorian Gray ( walking around in holey boxer shorts.)  If you are seeking a quick pick –  me – up, then look no further because Randy Love, at your Service is the one forContinue reading “Book Review – Randy Love, At Your Service”