2014 Reading: #4 Enid Blyton’s Well Done, Secret Seven

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The fourth book I have completed this year is another Secret Seven book by Enid Blyton. I am enjoying reading through this series, and am doing well with my Secret Seven Challenge – only 12 books to go! I enjoyed this story more than Secret Seven Adventure. I found this one had more charm and […]

The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan

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Addition: E-book Genre: Chick-Lit Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: As dawn breaks over the Pont Neuf, and the cobbled alleyways of Paris come to life, Anna Trent is already awake and at work; mixing and stirring the finest, smoothest, richest chocolate; made entirely by hand, it is sold to the grandes dames of Paris. […]

The Summer of Love by Katie Fforde

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Addition: Paperback Genre: Chick-Lit Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Sian Bishop has only ever experienced one moment of recklessness – a moment that resulted in her beloved son Rory. So when dependable Richard suggests a move to the beautiful English countryside, she throws herself into the picture-postcard cottage garden and […]

Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult

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 THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Addition: Paperback Genre: Fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: “Every expectant parent will tell you that they don’t want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O’Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they’d been given the choice. Instead, their lives are made up […]

One Moment by Kristina McBride

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Addition: Review e-book from Netgalley Genre: Young adult, chick-lit, mystery Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: This was supposed to be the best summer of Maggie’s life. Now it’s the one she’d do anything to forget. Maggie Reynolds remembers hanging out at the gorge with her closest friends after a blowout […]

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Addition: Paperback, borrowed Genre: Young adult, history Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Joey is a warhorse, but he wasn’t always. Once, he was a farm horse and a gentle boy named Albert was his master. Then World War I came storming through and everything changed. Albert’s father sells Joey to […]