Tag: boarding school

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

November 20, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★½

Class by Jenny Colgan is a fast, fun, frivolous read that stirred up nostalgic feels for all the boarding school books of my childhood.  And just to clear up any confusion, they were originally published under the pen name Jane Beaton, but later under the author’s real name – Jenny Colgan…. Read more »

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

August 22, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

I flat-out loved this book!  I savour books about friendship, and I adored how this book focused on the sisterhood theme, with no major romances thrown into steal the limelight.  Friendship deserves the spotlight and I’m so glad that it was centre stage in Girlhood by Cat Clarke. First Line… Read more »

Book Review : Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

Book Review : Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

September 12, 2014 Book review 4 ★★★★

When I think about this book, the words that immediately come to mind are fast paced and intelligent.   Science versus religion is an age old theme in books but I liked the new angle that Free to Fall took.  First Line of Free to Fall by Lauren Miller: “It came… Read more »