The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal
Apr16

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

I bought The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal last summer, but then didn’t get round to reading it. There was something about the cover which didn’t appeal (yes, I know I shouldn’t judge a book by its cover) and there was always another book or two which I was more excited to read. I would never have bought it at all if it wasn’t for the recommendation of fellow book blogger Carole from Carole Finds Her Wings....

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Dear Child by Romy Hausmann
Apr14

Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

My husband bought me Dear Child by Romy Hausmann for Valentine’s Day, with a bit of help from my daughter, who understands my taste in books very well! I hadn’t heard of it before, but it is definitely a book I would have chosen herself. A woman calling herself Lena is injured in a nasty car accident. Could this be the woman called Lena who was abducted 13 years ago? The woman’s daughter tells a story of a cabin in...

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A week off work
Apr12

A week off work

We should have been on holiday in Padstow last week. We booked it way back in August last year, when the world was getting back to normal and we couldn’t possibly imagine things would all go horribly wrong again. We just chose one of the weeks of the Easter holidays at random, without putting any thought into it. We chose the wrong one. If we’d have chosen this week, we would be in Padstow right now, without question....

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Silent Sunday 11.4.21
Apr11

Silent Sunday 11.4.21

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Run Well by Dr Juliet McGrattan #ad
Apr09

Run Well by Dr Juliet McGrattan #ad

I was sent a copy of Run Well for the purposes of this review, but it’s definitely a book I would have bought anyway! #ad Run Well is the latest brilliant book by doctor, runner (and blogging friend), Dr Juliet McGrattan. Whether you are an experienced runner or just starting out, there can’t be a single runner out there who hasn’t thought at some point ‘Can I run with… symptom/ illness/ injury?’....

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