Book Review: The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Alice Hoffman’s most magical novel to date—three generations of extraordinary women are driven to unite in crisis and discover the rewards of reconciliation and love. Women of the Sparrow family have unusual gifts. Elinor can detect falsehood. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people’s dreams when they sleep. Granddaughter Stella has a mental window on the future—a future that she might … Continue reading Book Review: The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

Book Review: The Girls by Lisa Jewell

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people’s houses. You’ve known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really? Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Girls by Lisa Jewell

Book Review: After the End by Claire Mackintosh

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They’re best friends, lovers—unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can’t agree. They each want a different future for their son. What if they could have both? A gripping and propulsive exploration … Continue reading Book Review: After the End by Claire Mackintosh

Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Nestled in the Hudson Valley is a sumptuous retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, private fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you get paid big money—more than you’ve ever dreamed of—to spend a few seasons in this luxurious locale. The catch? For nine months, you belong to the Farm. You cannot leave the grounds; your … Continue reading Book Review: The Farm by Joanne Ramos

Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his talented, volatile, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a legendary architect. But to 15 year-old Bee, she is quite simply Mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee’s search for her mother reveals an extraordinary woman trying to find her … Continue reading Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to write her story, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Determined to use this opportunity to jump-start her career, Monique listens in fascination. From making her way to Los Angeles in … Continue reading Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime – maybe even love – in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies. Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. By contrast, her sister … Continue reading Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren