Gin in a glass…

… does not have the same ring to it as “Whiskey in a Teacup“, and I love Whiskey in a Teacup – the utterly fabulous book by Reese Witherspoon. Get hold of a copy somehow, it is a wonderful read. I purchased it on a Friday and had finished reading it by the end of…

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Where the Wild Mums Are

For all you Mums (and Moms) out there.  Get yourself, or read someone else’s copy of Where the Wild Mums Are by Katie Blackburn, and beautifully illustrated by Sholto Walker. It is the perfect book, maybe for when you have got past one of ‘those days’! I could not resist and bought it for myself.

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A book for the beach

Heading down the beach, and need an extra book to while away that down time? How about you try The Trivia Man by Deborah O’Brien. If you have ever participated in a trivia evening, had a friend who has a particular attention to detail, or know someone whose love life hasn’t gone to plan then…

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Indulgence defined by “A Place of Her Own”

An indulgence.  In that time known as pre-children I never thought twice of a morning in bed, not getting up, and indulging in a novel. This sometimes including an excursion to the kitchen for toast and coffee.  At other times it was a lazy afternoon or even a late night in bed, reading well past the…

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I invite you to enter “Mr Chen’s Emporium”

While in Westport, on the west coast of the the South Island of New Zealand at Christmas I purchased a book that took my fancy even though it was slightly more than I would usually spend.  It was Christmas time after all and I thought I would read it while I was there.  I did…

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