Again, Rachel by Marian Keyes
Mar11

Again, Rachel by Marian Keyes

Again, Rachel is the new novel by Marian Keyes. It is the sequel to Rachel’s Holiday, originally published in 1998. Although she has written a novel about each of the Walsh sister, which will all contain some detail about Rachel, this is the first time Marian Keyes has written an actual sequel. I heard Marian Keyes talking about Again, Rachel at Cheltenham Literature Festival last year, so I was very excited to read it. I...

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Grown Ups by Marian Keyes
May07

Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

I’ve wanted to read Grown Ups by Marian Keyes since it was published last year. But I was sensible and waited for the paperback, and even then it took me a while to get round to reading it. I wanted to read it because I love everything Marian Keyes does. I love her gentle humour, her quirky Irish phrases and especially the warmth of her relatable and flawed characters. And even though I love everything she does, Grown Ups is to...

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The Break by Marian Keyes
Sep07

The Break by Marian Keyes

The Break is the third of my summer holiday ‘easy reads’. It might not actually have been the best choice in some ways, as it was Marian’s previous novel, The Woman Who Stole My Life, which took me almost the entire duration of the summer holidays to read, meaning I didn’t enjoy it as much as I should have done. But I love Marian Keyes and had heard good things about The Break, so I decided to give it a go,...

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The Woman who Stole my Life by Marian Keyes
Aug28

The Woman who Stole my Life by Marian Keyes

It took me AGES to read this book. Not because it was a bad book, but because the kids have been at home for the school holidays and I haven’t had my usual reading time at lunchtime. It’s a shame, because I would really have liked the chance to get into it. But, despite taking far too long to read, I did really enjoy it. Stella Sweeney, a married mum of two teenagers, lets a Range Rover out at a junction, thinking it will...

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