Tag Archives: London

Don’t Touch That Dial

Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford is a historical fiction novel based on the early days of BBC radio and a key female producer named Hilda Matheson. In part, this is a mystery novel which is told from the point-of-view of … Continue reading

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Say What?

When in French: Love in a Second Language by Lauren Collins threw me for a loop.  I went into this book expecting a “hilarious” true story about the American author and her French husband. What I discovered was a book … Continue reading

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Not Laughing

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby was a recent off the shelf pick which ended-up being a disappointment to me. Hornby wrote one of my favorite stories – About a Boy – leading me to anticipate another I would love. I … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust

We Are All Made of Stars by Rowan Coleman is a fictional novel I recommend for women who enjoy a good tear-jerker.  Told in a number of voices, the story takes place in a London hospice where a night nurse named … Continue reading

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Ghost Writer

Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure by Nancy Atherton is a charming mystery story. It is one of many in a series of Aunt Dimity novels, but the first I have read. This story takes place in a small country … Continue reading

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Hard Knocks

Thirteen Ways of Looking is a new short story collection by Colum McCann. Oh how I love the way this author has of expressing his thoughts on life. The first story in the book it’s about a retired Jewish judge … Continue reading

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What Women Want

The Canterbury Sisters by Kim Wright was a fortuitous find on the audio bookshelf in our library. I often say books find us rather than the other way around and this book found me at just the right moment. This … Continue reading

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