Thursdays in the Park by Hilary Boyd

Posted by Guy Pringle, 22nd February 2012

One of three books I agreed to read for this year’s Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance shortlisting, I really enjoyed it! (A veil will be drawn over the other two as I didn’t even make it past chapter two of either – but then I’m not exactly target market for this kind view...

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Isla Donaldson, 15!

Posted by Guy Pringle, 14th February 2012

Isla's mother, Clare, reviewer of this parish, ‘volunteered’ her daughter as a reviewer for Saving June by Hannah Harrington, a book on which I eulogised a few posts back - and on which Clare initially demurred.   Clare first: “I’m attaching Isla’s (Age 15) view...

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Persephone Books

Posted by Guy Pringle, 9th February 2012

On a recent trip to London I found myself not far from Lamb’s Conduit Street which is where you will find Persephone Books. Knowing that Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski, one of our titles for the May gathering, is published by them I took a small detour.   If you’re view...

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