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20 Jul

Putney by Sofka Zinovieff

Review on BookHugger Billed as this summer’s must read, I picked up this book with high expectations. I ......
18 Jul

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Review on BookHugger It is 1988 and prize-winning author and Cambridge lecturer Erich Ackermann has returned to his ......
18 Jul

The Brondesbury Tapestry by Helen Harris

Review on BookHugger This latest offering from Helen Harris is her most entertaining book to date. What could ......
17 Jul

The Hawkman by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Review on BookHugger This book is subtitled ‘A Fairy Tale of the Great War’ and the author has ......
15 Jul

The Horseman by Tim Pears

Review on BookHugger I wasn’t immediately engaged by this book and would have probably given up reading it ......
14 Jul

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Review on BookHugger Ernt Allbright served in the Vietnam War and became a POW; when he comes home ...
13 Jul

Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Review on BookHugger “Women have such vivid imaginations, but lead such dull lives,” says Lolly Willowes in this ......
13 Jul

SECOND OPINION: Hummingbird by Tristan Hughes

Review on BookHugger Once again I am indebted to nudge-book for providing me with this book, to read ...
12 Jul

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

Review on BookHugger I loved reading this book, it is a funny and witty retelling of Homer’s Odyssey from ......
09 Jul

The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook

Competition on BookHugger The poignant odyssey of a tenacious young girl who braves the dangers of the Texas ......
07 Jul

SECOND OPINION: All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan

Review on BookHugger Liat is an Israeli translator working in New York for a year. Hilmi is an ...
06 Jul

AUDIO: Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

Review on BookHugger A family story with a difference. The saga of three generations of an unusual clan, ......
04 Jul

The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook

Review on BookHugger On April 25, 1866, in the small Texas town of Bandera, a grand jury is ...
04 Jul

The Story Collector by Evie Gaughan

Review on BookHugger This book is blurbed as ‘A beautiful and mysterious historical romance…’, which does sum up ......
04 Jul

The Butcher’s Daughter by Victoria Glendinning

Review on BookHugger I have read several books recently about Henry VIII, Thomas Cromwell and others and their ......
03 Jul

The Life of A Banana by P.P. Wong

Review on BookHugger This book was long listed for the Bailey’s Prize in 2015. It passed me by ...
03 Jul

Ann at Highwood Hall by Robert Graves (illustrated by Edward Ardizzone)

Review on BookHugger Although arguably best known for his powerful autobiography, Good-Bye to All That, in which he ......
03 Jul

Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson

Review on BookHugger Thomson is one of those novelists who almost reinvents himself with every new book. He ......
02 Jul

The Hurtle of Hell by Simon Edge

Review on BookHugger Stephen Carter had known as a teenager that he was gay but had thought that ...
02 Jul

Her Mother’s Secret by Rosanna Ley

Review on BookHugger Colette fled Belle-Île-en-Mer many years ago, to live with her grandparents in Cornwall. A generation ......
02 Jul

SECOND OPINION: The White City by Karolina Ramqvist

Review on BookHugger In this slight novel, translated from the Swedish, we are introduced to Karin. Initially, it ......