Monthly Archives: May 2015

May Reads 2015

Apart from a couple of comics, May has had an accidental theme of ‘teenagers’. No idea why. The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin (novel) This is a book about the different kinds of relationships between family members, and the stories … Continue reading

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The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman

This is a book that’s very difficult to succinctly summarise, not just because of the length, but also because there are so many plot details. So, I’m not even going to try, except for the first chapter or two: set … Continue reading

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The Beach Hut by Cassandra Parkin

Much like her previous novel, The Beach Hut is set in the past and the present, in almost alternating chapters. In the present, in a Cornish seaside town, siblings Finn and Ava have built an illegal beach hut to live … Continue reading

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April Reads 2015

April was a pretty good reading month overall, with a couple of contenders for my best of 2015 list. Harry’s Last Stand by Harry Leslie Smith (non-fiction) I read this as I was going to hear him speak at my … Continue reading

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