Review: Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl – The Taming of the Shrew retold by Anne Tyler Opening sentence: “Kate Battista was gardening out back when she heard the telephone ring in the kitchen.” I have to admit, I don’t read much Shakespeare in my adult life. I did, of course, at school, but for some reason only ever studied […]

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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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