Genre: Family Life


Book Review: The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty

Book Review: The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty

July 14, 2016 Book review 10 ★★★★

Guess who is still binge-reading Liane Moriarty’s entire back catalogue.  Meeee!  The Last Anniversary  by Liane Moriarty is my latest and it’s another good solid entertaining read just as I’ve come to expect from this author.     Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I list the… Read more »

Book Review: Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain

July 12, 2016 Book review 10 ★★

Warning, rant ahead! OK, you guys know I LOVE Diane Chamberlain.  I raved about Necessary Lies and The Lost Daughter.  And I’m going to continue loving her and reading all her books despite this rant about Kiss River.  The hate is for a topic that waves a red flag before… Read more »

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

July 7, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

Unravelling Oliver the début novel by Liz Nugent was dark and disturbing so I couldn’t wait to see what she followed that up with it. And the answer is something even darker, even more disturbing and even more unputdownable!  The answer is Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent.   First Line… Read more »

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

July 5, 2016 Book review 8 ★★★★½

My first thought on finishing Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah was that this author obviously feels the need to break her readers on every book.  Well mission accomplished.  This broke me every bit as much as The Nightingale did last year.   My Thoughts on Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah: I… Read more »

Book Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

Book Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

June 15, 2016 Book review 2 ★★★★

If you are looking for a book that has an authentic child narrator and navigates skilfully and heartbreakingly through the Foster Care system, then your search is over.  My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal is the perfect book for you.     First Line of My Name is… Read more »