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BookClub Reads: The Essex Serpent

Plot: London 1893. When Cora Seaborne’s husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness: her marriage was not a happy one, and she never suited the role of society wife. Accompanied by her son Francis – a curious, obsessive boy – she leaves town for Essex,Continue reading “BookClub Reads: The Essex Serpent”

BookClub Reads: Happiness for Beginners

Plot: Molly Baker is living her best life. Thirty-eight years old, she lives on the twenty-five-acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, surrounded by (mostly) four-legged friends and rolling hills. There’s Anthony the anti-social sheep, Tina Turner the alpaca with attitude, and the definitely-not-miniature pig, Teacup. Molly runs the farm as an alternative school for kids whoContinue reading “BookClub Reads: Happiness for Beginners”

BookClub Reads: A Room Of One’s Own

Plot: A Room of One’s Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on the 24th of October, 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women’s colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. While this extended essay in fact employs a fictionalContinue reading “BookClub Reads: A Room Of One’s Own”

BookClub Reads: The Little Book Cafe

Plot: Tash, Emma and Amy couldn’t be more different.A successful estate agent who has her life pretty much on track, Tash has ticked all the boxes. Hasn’t she? Emma is a budding writer who yearns to flex her writing skills and shake up her life that has become, well, a little stale… And then there’sContinue reading “BookClub Reads: The Little Book Cafe”

BookClub Reads: Sweet Tooth

Plot: Ian McEwan’s first female protagonist as far as I am aware. This novel is the ultimate seduction.  Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England’s legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation byContinue reading “BookClub Reads: Sweet Tooth”

TBR for February

So from this month onwards hopefully I will stick to doing an end of month post where I share my reading goals for the following month and hopefully I shall stick to it! In any cases where I read more they shall be surprise posts for the month! As well as my keeping up withContinue reading “TBR for February”

BookClub Reads: Breakfast at Darcy’s

From this month onwards my friend and I have started a book club and this month’s reads is Breakfast at Darcy’s which I highly recommend reading! Plot: When Darcy McCall loses her beloved Aunt Molly, she doesn’t expect any sort of inheritance- let alone a small island! Located off the west coast of Ireland, TaraContinue reading “BookClub Reads: Breakfast at Darcy’s”

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