Category Archive: Book Reviews

Nov 16

Merry and Bright: A Christmas Novel By Debbie Macomber

A delightful festive novel. Just what you need when it is cold outside. The book equivalent of a fun romance film. Perfect to get lost in for a few hours.    A novel about first impressions and second chances. It’s Christmas, the season to be snowed under. Merry Smith is overworked. Between family responsibilities, preparing …

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Nov 14

Write From The Start: The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Professional Non-Fiction

Becoming a writer is hard. To go from beginner to professional means you will need all of the help you can get. This book has a wealth of advice on becoming successful in non-fiction writing. Practical and thorough, it has plenty of advice to help you become a non-fiction writer. Recommended for anyone who wants to …

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Nov 09

The Sleighmaker: A Christmas Story That’s Never Been Told By Ian Shepherd

A novel that could well become a seasonal classic, this traditional Christmas tale is sure to win the hearts of children and adults alike. Set just before the turn of the 20th century, The Sleighmaker is an unapologetic homage to the traditional children’s stories of the Victorian era, and is a richly rewarding tale of …

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Nov 07

Dulwich Literary Festival 2017 programme announced

Ali Smith, Alan Hollinghurst, Sam Leith, Henry Blofeld, Mihaela Noroc and many others to appear on the main weekend, 10-12 November. Additional events to take place throughout November, including a spooky All Saints Day special with Andrew Michael Hurley, a pop-up at West Norwood Feast and an evening in conversation with Robert Peston.   Dulwich …

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Nov 06

Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World’s Greatest Authors

‘From a very early age…I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer….Between the ages of about 17 and 24 I tried to abandon this idea, but I did so with the consciousness that I was outraging my true nature and that sooner or later I should have to settle down and …

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Nov 03

New Book Explores Early Language Development

Communication and speech in the early years is important and this great book gives plenty of tips and information on how to get the most from children. It has great information from recent studies and experts. Perfect for parents, teachers, or anyone else who works with young children. We highly recommend this book.  New Pre-school Learning …

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Nov 02

Keep You Safe By Melissa Hill Book Review

When I first took this book out of its envelope I was not sure I wanted to read it. As a mother I was worried it would play on my fears. But you should never judge a book by its cover and I jumped in. To say that I loved the book would be an …

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Oct 30

The Savvy Traveller Survival Guide By Peter John Review

This book on avoiding traveling scams is well written, humorous and full of great advice. Highly recommended.    Travel is one of our favourite activities. From the hustle of bustle of the mega-cities to sleepy mountain towns to the tranquillity and isolation of tropical islands, we love to get out there and explore the world. …

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