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21 Apr

My Mother’s Secret by Sanjida Kay

Review on BookDiva Lizzie and Paul Bradshaw met at university and married when she became pregnant, just before ......
20 Apr

Paul Burke’s Top Ten Books vs. Films

Article on BookChap Which is best, the book or the film (or TV series)? People will debate different ...
17 Apr

The Generation Game by Sophie Duffy

Review on BookDiva If you lived through the seventies and eighties and can remember when watching television with ......
01 Apr

Appetite by Anita Cassidy

Competition on BookDiva This month, we are delighted to announce Appetite by Anita Cassidy as our April Book ......
01 Apr

The First Dance by Catherine Law

Review on BookDiva This story starts in 1924 and introduces the reader to eleven-year-old Alexa, who is growing ......
01 Apr

The Parentations by Kate Mayfield

Review on BookDiva A dozen people’s lives intertwined through immortality – an interesting read. This novel takes place ......
30 Mar

In Search of Us by Ava Dellaira

Review on BookDiva Seventeen-year-old Marilyn feels trapped. She has grown up as a child actor and model, touted ......
26 Mar

Paul Burke’s Top Ten Gruesome, Unusual and Sad Endings

Article on BookChap Basically, I mean murder, suicide or tragedy. A couple of these endings are real deaths ......
26 Mar

Anna and Theo (One Love, Two Stories) by Amanda Prowse

Review on BookDiva I must admit I’m a demanding reader, impatient for the next book, especially when it ......
19 Mar

Libraries: A Reflection by Gill Chedgey

Article on BookChap I can’t remember how old I was when I first visited the library but it ...
17 Mar

The Night Child by Anna Quinn

Review on BookDiva This powerful fictional book focuses on traumatic childhood experiences and the suppressed psychological impact that ......
16 Mar

Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes by Amy Miller

Review on BookDiva Oh, this was a wonderful return to Bournemouth and Barton’s Bakery for me. Having loved ......
11 Mar

Ten of the Best Fictional Mothers

Article on BookDiva It’s surprisingly difficult to spot the good mothers among all the loathly ladies, abusive autocrats, ......
10 Mar

SECOND OPINION: Lost For Words by Stephanie Butland

Review on BookDiva Now twenty-five, a traumatic event when she was ten years old resulted in Loveday being ......
10 Mar

Coming Home by Fern Britton

Review on BookDiva When I read The Postcard last year, I commented on the fact that there were ...
09 Mar

Philipa Coughlan’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap 1. From childhood I still have the well-thumbed set of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit books ......
23 Feb

Before We Say Goodbye by Madeleine Reiss

Review on BookDiva Scott was diagnosed with heart problems when he was a small child but was fortunate ......
21 Feb

Author meets Reviewer: Ann Kidd Taylor meets Jade Craddock

Article on BookDiva After reading The Shark Club (and reliving the fear inspired by her first viewing of ......
20 Feb

Gill Chedgey’s 10 Books from My Childhood – Some Acquired and Some Not!

Article on BookChap 1. The Teddy Robinson books by Joan G. Robinson – I must have been about 4 ......
15 Feb

Sail Away by Celia Imrie

Review on BookDiva I’m a huge fan of Celia Imrie – on the screen. Thanks to her (and ...
14 Feb

Author meets Reviewer: Clare Harvey meets Philipa Coughlan

Article on BookDiva Clare is an ex-Army wife and the military world is a theme in her books, ...