Category Archive: Book Reviews

May 10

The Hourglass By Tracy Rees Book Review

The Hourglass is a book that hooked me quickly and would not let go. Set in the present and the past: The Hourglass perfectly intertwines the stories of Nora, a woman in her forties who is troubled by anxiety and feels like her life is falling apart, and Chloe, a teenager in 1950. Both go …

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May 08

The Anxiety Journal Book Review

Anxiety is on the rise. In fact, according to mentalhealth.org.uk, in 2013 there were 8.2 million cases of anxiety in the UK. There has been an explosion in how many anxiety books are published and magazines are full of articles on anxiety and how to cope. In 2017 the House of Commons guidelines state that …

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May 05

The People at Number 9 by Felicity Everett Book Review

The People at Number 9 is an engaging novel. It has all of the things that books need to have to be popular at the moment: characters that are complex and are not necessary likeable, some twists and turns and just enough suspense. I raced towards the end of the book, and was frequently irritated …

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May 04

We Know All About You: The Story of Surveillance in Britain and America Book Review

We Know All About You: The Story of Surveillance in Britain and America by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones. Privacy has become a big issue. Everything we do on the internet is tracked and even the NHS sells our records. We Know All About You is a book which charts the history of surveillance. From the first ID …

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May 02

Natural Solutions for Dementia and Alzheimer’s, Your 7 Step Brain Protection Plan

I have read a few books by Dr Marilyn Glenville, and we also feature her articles on Frost sometimes. She is a woman who really knows her stuff. I greatly enjoy her writing and her new book Natural Solutions for Dementia and Alzheimer’s, Your 7 Step Brain Protection Plan is one of her best books …

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Mar 30

Easter Gift Idea For Little Ones: Gifts Hub’s Personalised Books

We were bowled over by Gifts Hub’s Personalised Books for little ones. They come in a gorgeous presentation box, and the books are stunning. The book is personalised on the front and throughout. You can also include a personal message in the opening page. Journey into the World with “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Book Personalised gifting group, Gifts …

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Mar 27

What Everyone Needs to Know about Tax: An Introduction to the UK Tax System Book Review

What Everyone Needs to Know about Tax: An Introduction to the UK Tax System By James Hannam immediately caught my eye. Sure I have an interest in finance and the workings of the society that we live in, but I have always been interested in tax. Now tax is a good thing; it is how …

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Mar 23

Shipyard Girls at War By Nancy Revell Book Review

Published 23rd March 2017 Arrow Paperback Original, £5.99 Also available as an eBook Arrow have a speciality in publishing these sweeping historical novels. It is easy to see why the genre is so popular in general, but also why Nancy Revell’s books are so popular. Researched within an inch of its life; the novel is enjoyably entertaining. A …

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