Archive for the Book Recommendations Category

Holiday Reading – March 2014

This month’s books were actually read while I was on holiday.  As regular readers know this isn’t always the case with my ‘holiday reading’.  The first book I started at home and finished on holiday and I can honestly say I didn’t want it to end.  For […]

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Holiday Reading – February 2014

Once again this month’s holiday reading has been read at home rather than on holiday but both of these books are worthy of suitcase space. The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan has diamonds at its core with Mary Frances Gerety, a copywriter for a US advertising agency, […]

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Holiday Reading – January 2014

I’ve always loved writing letters.  When I was a teenager I had lots of pen-pals and during the school holidays I loved waiting for the postman to come to see if I had any letters.  Myself and one pen-pal, a girl called Amanda from Leicester, used to […]

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Holiday Reading – October 2013

This month’s books both have marriage at their core.  Maggie O’ Farrell’s, Instructions For A Heatwave, reveals that no matter how long you have been married to someone you may not know even the most fundamental things about them. The book is set in the 1976 UK […]

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Holiday Reading: July 2013

I’ve recently read these two books, although admittedly not whilst on holiday.  Having said that as we’ve had such great weather lately does reading in the garden count? I must admit I found Douglas Kennedy’s ‘Five Days’ hard work. It was all about Laura, married with two […]

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Holiday Reading: June 2013

As promised here is the first batch of holiday reading recommendations from readers of this very blog. First up are two books from the same author, Rosamund Lupton, recommended by Cath Whelton and Mrs ATWWAH – Sister and Afterwards Both of these books have a crime at the centre […]

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