Review: The Cows

The Cows (Don’t follow the herd) by Dawn O’Porter Opening sentence: ‘Cow: A fully grown female animal of a domesticated breed of cattle used as a source of milk or beef.’ This was an audiobook listen for me. There are three main characters, each narrated by a different woman, including Dawn O’Porter. We follow the […]

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Review: Wishful Drinking

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher Opening sentence: “So I am fifty-two years old.” In this snappy little biography (the book version of her one-woman 2008-2010 stage show of the same name), Carrie Fisher reveals her thoughts on growing up in Hollywood, having a movie star mum, and she is very open and honest about her […]

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Review: The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Opening sentence: “I may have found a solution to the Wife Problem.” One of the few novels I’ve read that I can apply the phrase ‘heart-warming’ to. If you don’t finish this book with a huge grin on your face and a warm glow, then you, my friend, are […]

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Review: Hurrah for Gin

Hurrah for Gin – A book for perfectly imperfect parents by Katie Kirby Opening sentence: ‘Hello my name is Katie and this is my book, I kind of hate writing introductions because I imagine people cringing when they read them but please bear with me I hope it will get better.’ As well as all […]

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