2016 Reading #2: After You by Jojo Moyes

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Title: After You Author: Jojo Moyes Published: 2015 Genre: Fiction Rating: 2 out of 5 Synopsis: How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling […]

The Beekeeper’s Daughter by Santa Montefiore

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Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: Chick-lit Published: 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up in a rural idyll. The beekeeper’s daughter, she knows her place and her future – that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Alone, that is, except for one man who she just can’t shake from […]

2014 Reading: #31 Santa Montefiore’s The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

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Book 31 was Santa Montefiore’s The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, which I received from Netgalley. I really enjoyed this book! I thought the beginning was a little slow but once the story took off, I couldn’t put the book down. There were some surprises, some story lines which didn’t come as a shock and some decisions […]

Forever by Judy Blume

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Synopsis: Katherine and Michael meet at a New Year’s Eve party. They’re attracted to each other, they grow to love each other. And once they’ve decided their love is forever, they make love. It’s the beginning of an intense and exclusive relationship, with a future all planned. Until Katherine’s parents insist that she and Michael […]

Beatniks by Toby Litt

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Synopsis from Waterstones: 1995, and at a party in Bedford, Mary meets Jack and Neal, a pair of hipsters and self-confessed Beats’ stuck (un)squarely in the sixties. After a Beat (not-quite) Happening’ at the local library, the three of them (and Neal’s cat Koko) set off in Mary’s Vauxhall on a road trip to Brighton […]

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

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Synopsis from Amazon: For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and confused. For Hanna is not all she seems. Years later, […]