Category Archives: For the girls

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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Kate Atkinson is one of my favourite authors and so when her new book, Life After Life came out it was on my present list for Christmas.

The story follows Ursula from birth to death but with a twist. Read the rest of this entry

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The Christmas Spirit by Susan Buchanan

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New year and I thought I would try a new way of reading books, via the Kindle app. So my first book was The Christmas Spirit by Susan Buchanan. I came across Susan’s book as she promoted it on Twitter and it sounded like an interesting story.

Natalie goes to the small town of Winstanton and her aim is to work in the local bakery and help certain people before Christmas. Read the rest of this entry

A Christmas to Remember by Katie Flynn

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A Christmas to Remember by Katie Flynn was the second of my Christmas season books. (Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews was the first Christmas season book) I have never read any of Katie Flynn’s books before but picked this one because it is a historical story based in post war Liverpool and seemed interesting. Read the rest of this entry

Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews

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I wanted a lovely Christmas book to curl on up the sofa and read during the Christmas season and Calling Mrs Christmas by Carole Matthews seemed perfect. I wasn’t disappointed as I loved this story. Carole created a Christmassy story full of sparkle, cheer and love.

We follow Cassie who comes up with an amazing idea,  Read the rest of this entry

The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez

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I picked The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul up in my local bookshop after reading the back of this book as I thought it would be an interesting read. I definitely was right! I don’t usually read books based in war zones but this book is different and Deborah Rodriguez captures what is happening in the world of women in Kabul and the struggles with tradition meeting the modern world. Read the rest of this entry