Book Review: Next Year in Havana

Plot: Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country’s growing political unrest – until she embarks on a clandestine affair with a passionate revolutionary… Miami, 2017. Freelance writer Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from […]

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Book Review: The Lemon Tree Cafe

Plot: When Rosie Featherstone finds herself unexpectedly jobless, the offer to help her beloved Italian grandmother out at the Lemon Tree Cafe – a little slice of Italy nestled in the rolling hills of Derbyshire – feels like the perfect way to keep busy. Surrounded by the rich scent of espresso, delicious biscotti and juicy […]

Book Review: The Old Man & The Sea

Plot: The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using […]

Book Review: Johnny Be Good

Plot: If your boss was the hottest rock star on the planet, would you mix business with pleasure? I’m Meg Stiles. This is my leaving party. And that song we’re making a mockery of? That’s written by one of the biggest rock stars in the world. And I’m moving in with him tomorrow. Seriously! I […]

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, Tara […]

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