2016 Reading #1: Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis

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Title: The Magician’s Nephew Author: C. S. Lewis Published: 1955 Genre: Children’s novels Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The adventure begins… On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan’s song weaves itself into the […]

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 […]

2015 Reading: #12 Santa Montefiore’s Sea of Lost Love

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2015 Reading Book 12 – Sea of Lost Love by Santa Montefiore Synopsis: Celestria Montague always spends her summers at Pendrift Hall, the rambling, shabby mansion adorned with wisteria and clematis that has been home to the Montague family for generations. It is 1958, and the family is celebrating her father’s fiftieth birthday at a […]

2015 Reading: #11 M. C. Beaton’s The Quiche of Death

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2015 Reading Book 11 – The Quiche of Death by M C Beaton Synopsis: Agatha Raisin has moved to a picture-book English village away from London public relations bustle, and wants to get in the swing. So she buys herself a quiche for the village quiche-making contest and is more than alarmed when it kills […]