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Book Review: The Party by Elizabeth Day

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The Party by Elizabeth Day
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Little Brown & Company

Summary:  Ben, who hails from old money, and Martin, who grew up poor but is slowly carving out a successful career as an art critic, have been inseparable since childhood. Ben's wife Serena likes to jokingly refer to Martin as Ben's dutiful Little Shadow.

Lucy is a devoted wife to Martin, even as she knows she'll...

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Book Review: The Sudden Departure of the Frasers by Louise Candlish

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The Sudden Departure of the Frasers by Louise Candlish
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publisher: Penguin

Summary:   Welcome to Lime Park Road. A picture-perfect street with a secret at its heart.

When Joe and Christy Davenport step behind the Oxford Blue painted door of their 'for ever' home, they believe their dreams have come true.

Yet the boxes aren't even unpacked before a series of events leads Christy...

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Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

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The Power by Naomi Alderman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Viking

Summary:  In The Power the world is a recognisable place: there's a rich Nigerian kid who larks around the family pool; a foster girl whose religious parents hide their true nature; a local American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But something vital has changed, causing their lives to converge with...

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Book Review: The Brazilian by Rosie Millard

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The Brazilian by Rosie Millard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Legend Times Group

Summary:   Following a sensational scandal at one of London's most desired post codes, Jane and Patrick decide to escape the gossip with a family holiday to Ibiza, their eight-year-old George in tow. Also on the island that week is a TV reality show involving an eccentric artist, a horny It Girl, a Brazilian soccer...

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Book Review: The Little Teashop of Broken Hearts by Jennifer Joyce

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The Little Teashop of Broken Hearts by Jennifer Joyce
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  HQ Digital

Summary:   From fairy cakes to first dates!
Maddie Lamington’s dreams are crumbling around her. If she doesn’t come up with a plan to save her little teashop on Sweet Street soon, it might be too late…
So when she sees how the perfect apple crumble brings together her lonely father and faithful...

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