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28 Jun

Widdershins by Helen Steadman

Review on BookHugger Two lives converge. John Sharpe, in Scotland, beaten and brutalised by his father, brainwashed by ......
28 Jun

SECOND OPINION: Siracusa by Delia Ephron

Review on BookHugger It quickly becomes obvious that Siracusa is not going to be the story of an ...
27 Jun

The Piano Raft by Sara Alexi

Review on BookHugger When I was asked if I was interested in reviewing this book it immediately captured ......
27 Jun

Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Review on BookHugger Gather the Daughters tells the story of a small patriarchal island community, isolated from the ......
27 Jun

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

Review on BookHugger Well, this one I really did read at one sitting, although it kept me up ...
26 Jun

The Dove’s Necklace by Raja Alem

Review on BookHugger I should start by saying that this is a hard novel to review because it ...
26 Jun

The Monster’s Daughter by Michelle Pretorius

Article on BookHugger There’s much to recommend this book but there is a little of the curate’s egg ......
25 Jun

The Children of Jocasta by Natalie Haynes

Review on BookHugger This retelling of the tales of Oedipus and Antigone from the perspectives of Jocasta and ......
25 Jun

SECOND OPINION: The Women of the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

Review on BookHugger It is November 1938 and in Burg Lingenfels the elderly countess’s annual harvest party is ......
23 Jun

Swimmer Among the Stars by Kanishk Tharoor

Review on BookHugger This short story collection is the début book by young writer Kanishk Tharoor and I ......
22 Jun

Seven Days in May by Kim Izzo

Review on BookHugger Oh, this is such a wonderful book. I couldn’t have imagined how much I would ......
22 Jun

Open My Eyes, That I May See Marvellous Things by Alice Allan

Review on BookHugger Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: When adopted midwife Mariam embarks on a project to protect an abandoned ......
20 Jun

The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne

Review on BookHugger The Upstairs Room is billed as ‘a ghost story for the housing crisis’ and it ......
20 Jun

Get Well Soon by Marie-Sabine Roger

Review on BookHugger Some reviewers obviously have more stamina than me, reporting that they read their book in ......
19 Jun

The Man in the Needlecord Jacket by Linda MacDonald

Review on BookHugger The first thing about this book that attracted my attention was the title. Immediately, I ......
18 Jun

SECOND OPINION: How to be Human by Paula Cocozza

Review on BookHugger How to be Human is an extraordinary and powerful debut novel that examines the relationship ......
17 Jun

Often I Am Happy by Jens Christian Grøndahl

Review on BookHugger Ellinor’s husband Georg has died, the man she was married to for half her life ...
16 Jun

You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood

Review on BookHugger I was really excited about this novel, which works on the premise of a young ...
16 Jun

Inside the Wave by Helen Dunmore

Review on BookHugger I am a great admirer of Helen Dunmore as a novelist as her themes, use ...
15 Jun

Modern Gods by Nick Laird

Review on BookHugger To some, Nick Laird will only ever be Mr Zadie Smith. Many probably have no ...
15 Jun

Me, Myself and Them by Dan Mooney

Review on BookHugger Denis is a man of strict self-imposed routine. Everything has its own ritual. On first ......