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Review: Letters to my Husband by Stephanie Butland

Posted June 15, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Letters to my Husband by Stephanie Butland

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Letters To My Husband by Stephanie Butland Published by Black Swan on April 9, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction Pages: 416 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Dear Mike, I can’t believe that it’s true. You wouldn’t do this to me. You promised. Elizabeth knows that her husband is kind and good and that he loves her unconditionally. She knows she hasn’t been herself lately but that, even so, they are happy. But Elizabeth’s world is turned upside down when Mike dies in a tragic drowning accident. Suddenly everything Elizabeth knows about her husband is thrown into doubt. Why would he sacrifice his own life, knowing he’d never see his wife again? And what exactly was he doing at the lake that night? Elizabeth knows that writing to Mike won’t bring him back, but she needs to talk to him now more than ever . . . How much can you […]

Pastime Pleasures #25- Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella

Posted January 23, 2015 by Charlotte in Pastime Pleasures / 0 Comments
Pastime Pleasures #25-  Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella

Welcome to my  feature, Pastime Pleasures, posted every other Friday. Today is the turn of Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella. Here I will look at books that have given me great pleasure in the past. These are books I can read over and over again. The only rule is that the book must have been published five or more years ago. This is a hilarious and witty read that will leave you in stitches! Perhaps best to not read it on public transport as you will laugh out loud. It is extremely difficult to maintain a straight face when reading this book. I think I went round with a permanent grin on my face, occasionally chuckling to myself, quite loudly…. There is so much humour, romance, drama, decision-making and so may secrets crammed into this book, that it is extremely hard to find a favourite part. There are also some extremely funny and outrageous characters – Jemima(!) an extremely loveable but clueless heroine, a sexy sounding love interest and some important life lessons to be learnt. This for me […]