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Book Review: The Photographer's Wife by Nick Alexander

Sophie is a fashion photographer who is the daughter of one of the first photojournalists to be recognised in the UK, however her idea of her father is based on a severely edited version of events in his life. 125 more words

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Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Each year, on December 1st, Angela Gillespie sends her end of year letter “Hello from the Gillespies” to family and friends around the world. For a tradition spanning over thirty years, Angela can now almost write it in her sleep … always keeping it cheerful and highlighting the many achievements involving her husband, herself, three grown daughters (including 32-year-old twins) and ten-year-old son. 279 more words

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The second book in The Spoils of Time trilogy is a good old fashioned family saga

Something Dangerous by Penny Vincenzi
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

It had been some time since I read No Angel the first of Penny Vincenzi’s “Spoils of Time” trilogy. 333 more words

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Review: The American Lady (The Glassblower Trilogy #2)

Book Title: The American Lady (The Glassblower Trilogy #2)

Book Author: Petra Durst-Benning

Book Rating: ☆☆☆ (3 out of 5 stars)

Synopsis: “Tempestuous and beautiful Wanda Miles, daughter of Ruth and Stephen Miles (or so she thinks), aspires to more than the life of a debutante, but the trouble is she doesn’t know precisely what she wants. 690 more words

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Book review: The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the story of Elizabeth Fones with a historical background of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 313 more words

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The Waiting is Painful

So I’ve finally done it:  I’ve written a book!  It’s not something I ever expected I’d really do; and – more than that – I never in a million years thought I’d write a book of fiction!   250 more words

Funny Family Stories

Review: Hare with Amber Eyes

From Japan to Paris, through Vienna and back to Japan. In his memoir entitled The Hare with Amber Eyes Edmund de Waal recounts the fascinating family saga that surrounded 264… 395 more words