Day: October 12, 2019

So Lucky by Dawn O’Porter

When I started this book I thought – this is not for me. My favourite programme when I was in my thirties was Thirtysomething – instant identification with what was going on. Now I’m in my sixties I thought I would not empathise with these twentysomething and thirtysomethings especially in a generation who probably see things very differently. How wrong I was. They are … Read More So Lucky by Dawn O’Porter

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

I had no idea this is YA and still don’t really know why – other than the main characters are all late teens/early twenties. I loved this book. In fact I loved it so much that I am struggling to read anything else now. The story is so real (of course much of it is based on fact apart from the individual stories). How … Read More The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

To Keep You Safe by Kate Bradley

I would like to have given this 4.5 stars if I could. I can’t give it 5 stars as it took me quite a while to get into it. I didn’t initially like ex-army – now Maths teacher Jenni much though I warmed to her at the end. Her lack of empathy didn’t really add much to the story. I’m not sure why she … Read More To Keep You Safe by Kate Bradley