• Book Review,  Reviews

    Lies We Tell Ourselves – Robin Talley

    “The white people are waiting for us.  Chuck sees them first. He’s gone out ahead of our group to peer around the corner by the hardware store. From there you can see all of Jefferson High.  The gleaming redbrick walls run forty feet high. The building is a block wide, and the windowpanes are spotless. A heavy concrete arch hangs over the two-storey wood-and-glass doors at the front entrance.  And the only thing between us and the school is the parking lot. And the white people.  It’s February 1959 and the doors of Jefferson High School have been unlocked, months later than they should have been. Despite the governors best…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#90)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. For Review:  Isla & the Happily Ever After – Stephanie Perkins  Well, after a long, long wait, the third book in Stephanie Perkins’ romance collection is finally here! I loved the first two books, Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door so I am excited for this. Thankfully as I team up with Lovereading4kids.co.uk I managed to bag a…