Book Review: Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

“Sympathy” was not for me. It’s 1 star for a book that I just didn’t enjoy and didn’t really understand. I feel somewhat cheated as I’m not really sure that I’ve read the book that’s described on the cover, but rather something a lot duller and certainly not my cup of tea.… Read More Book Review: Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

Reading in Heels UK Subscription Box: November 2018

I spent the beginning of November away from the office so I’ve only just got my hands on November’s Reading in Heels Box. Despite devouring the sweets and using all of the bath oil from October’s box, I still haven’t got round to reading last month’s book. This seems to be becoming a trend so let’s see what this month’s box has in store…… Read More Reading in Heels UK Subscription Box: November 2018

Book Review: The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp by Sarra Manning

Parts of this book are decent chick-lit that I enjoyed, however the rest of the book was too unbelievable for me. I wasn’t a fan of the characters or the main plot points and felt that some of the book was still stuck in the past with the original. I’d give “The Rise & Fall of Becky Sharp” two stars. … Read More Book Review: The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp by Sarra Manning

Book Review: Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

A fascinating glimpse into the life of a Royal we don’t really talk about much these days. I don’t think I had ever heard of Princess Margaret before watching “The Crown” and that really is a shame as she certainly was an interesting woman! This book was a little long for my tastes as there is only so much gossip you can take before it starts to feel mean, yet I’d still recommend this for fans of the Royal Family. These “99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret” get 3 stars from me.… Read More Book Review: Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Book Review: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Home Fireby Kamila Shamsie Publication date: April 5th 2018Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published August 15th 2017)Pages: 264 Summary: From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Practical-minded Isma has spent the years since her mother’s… Read More Book Review: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie