Palaces and Calluses – Rebecca Woodhead

  Palaces and Calluses (Rebecca Woodhead’s debut novel) is a beautifully written tale of self-discovery. Although it falls into the ‘chick-lit’ genre and will please those who love that type of book (me!), this isn’t just your standard ‘girl meets boy, loses boy, gets boy back and lives happily ever after’ kind of story. There’s … Read More

Sky Lights – Barclay Baker

I was recently contact by a friend who had just found out about my 2012 reading challenge. She asked if I would be interested in reading the book that she had recently had published. Of course I jumped at the chance!! This book is a collaboration between Marilyn (Baker) and her friend Sheila (Barclay), hence Barclay … Read More

Twelve Days of Christmas – Trisha Ashley

 My 2012 reading challenge is now officially underway and I have just finished my first book ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ by Trisha Ashley. I have to say I really enjoyed reading this book and although it’s a Christmas story I would have enjoyed it just as much at any other time of the year. ‘Holly Brown … Read More

The Hating Game – Talli Roland

‘When man-eater Mattie Johns agrees to star on a dating game show to save her ailing recruitment business, she’s confident she’ll sail through to the end without letting down the perma-guard she’s perfected from years of her love ’em and leave ’em dating strategy. After all, what can go wrong with dating a few losers … Read More

The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

The Winter Ghosts is a beautifully written story which I found it very easy to read. The chapters are fairly short and it didn’t take long to get through it. This book isn’t what I would call a page turner but it was a thoroughly enjoyable tale and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys books with a ghostly … Read More