The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Addition: E-book and audiobook Genre: Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he’s given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit! Clad in heavy chains and burdensome weights, Marley’s ghost warns Scrooge that three spirits […]

Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

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Addition: Audiobook Genre: Chick-lit, Christmas Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Issy Randall, proud owner of The Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn’t be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline don’t seem quite as upbeat about the upcoming season […]

A Time to Kill by John Grisham

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Addition: E-book Genre: Fiction, legal-thriller Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands. For ten […]

Gospel-Powered Parenting by William P. Farley

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Addition: E-book Genre: Christian, non-fiction Rating: 2 out of 5 Synopsis: A practical guide to parenting that starts with the differences that the Gospel makes in the lives of those doing the parenting – most Christian books ignore this aspect. I decided to read this book as a group of Mum’s from my local church […]

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

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Addition: Hardback Genre: Fiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about […]