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Daughters-in-Law
3.43
it was amazing
This would have to be one of the best stories we have had at book club, it was a good choice. I really enjoyed it. Hopefully we should be able to have ...more
Jun 11, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
Wild Lavender
4.05
it was amazing
This story covers the life of Simone Fleurier from just after WW1 when she is 14 to the end of WWII. We meet her family, friends and work comrades and ...more
Oct 25, 2009
Nov 15, 2010
 
Far From Over
3.74
really liked it
I enjoyed this story that is set in Ireland and tells the story of Gemma Garvey, her ex-husband David Hennessay and his new wife Orla McNeil.

David and
...more
Jan 18, 2011
Dec 13, 2010
 
Beachcombers
3.77
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This is a good story about the Fox family, three sisters Abbie, Emma and Lilly along with their father Jim.

Abbie has been working ov
...more
May 31, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
Wind In The Wires
4.36
it was amazing
I absolutely love this series, all the coincidences and all.

How unlikely would it happen that Cara and Morrie did not have enough of a conversation b
...more
Oct 08, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
 
The Fisherman's Daughter
3.77
really liked it
I enjoyed this story by Molly Jackson which tells the story of Robbie Fraser, his father Hamish, to a lesser degree his mother Louise and it also tell ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 16, 2015
 
The Beloved
3.94
it was amazing
This book had everything in it - happy, sad - things that made me think/reflect. I enjoyed this book very much and I think it was a good choice for ou ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
 
The Dressmaker
3.63
really liked it
I quite enjoyed this story about Ellen Gowan, who grew up in a happy home until her 13th birthday when her father was killed at his church. Ellen and ...more
Jan 31, 2012
Mar 28, 2011
 
The Moment Between
3.63
it was ok
I could not get into this story and did I did not really enjoy the book at all – it was one that I skipped through a lot because I wanted to see if it ...more
Sep 27, 2009
Jan 10, 2011
 
Perfect Score
3.85
it was amazing
I quite enjoyed this book, my first e-book.

Sam was living on the streets when Alex first meets him - Alex felt an instant connection to Sam and would
...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
 
After The Dance: Passion and intrigue in 1930s London
4.04
really liked it
This was a great book to listen to.

This is the story of Sue Carver and is set in Rotherhithe England in 1935. She lives at home with her parents and g
...more
Oct 23, 2008
Jan 27, 2011
 
Cents And Sensibility
3.67
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this story of Stella Fein, newspaper journalist and daughter of a renowned achitect who she affectionately called HAM. Stella meets J ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
Celebration
3.95
liked it
This was okay but I was glad to get to the end of it. I had trouble liking Kristine Kelly, I thought she was stupid with what she put up with husband ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
The Namesake
3.89
it was amazing
I enjoyed this story all the way through, it was a book club choice and most people in our group enjoyed it, so it made for a good discussion.



May 06, 2015
May 16, 2015
 
Miss Appleby's Academy
3.80
liked it
This story was a bit of a struggle and I did not take to any of characters fully. I though Emma was?? I got though it.
Aug 2017
Jul 23, 2017
 
The Children
3.60
really liked it
This was a sad story but well told about a family gathering together for first time in a long time around the hospital bed of the father who has had a ...more
Aug 13, 2010
Dec 29, 2010
 
Quentins
3.88
it was amazing
This is the story of Ella Brady of Dublin and her friends and family.

In her early 20’s Ella falls in love with a married 41 year old man who tells her
...more
Nov 30, 2008
Jan 25, 2011
 
Merseyside Girls
4.28
it was amazing
An excellent book - I loved the story of the Siddons' sisters, Nancy who just wants to marry her fiance Stan, Amy who is love with her cousin Paul, wh ...more
Jul 18, 2008
Dec 29, 2010
 
A Labour of Love
4.23
it was amazing
This is another great family saga from Anne Baker.

This book is set in the 1980’s and it had a lot of characters in it and you get to know quite a lot
...more
Dec 18, 2008
Jan 06, 2011
 
The Stone Flower Garden
3.78
it was amazing
The Hardigree family has lots of secrets, right down to their beginnings, these are revealed when Darleen Union is 10 and tragedy occurs at her home o ...more
Oct 09, 2009
Jan 10, 2011
 
A Pocketful of Silver
4.09
liked it
I love Anne Baker as an author – her books are great family stories. This story is not quite as good as the previous books that I have read though but ...more
Sep 19, 2008
Jan 06, 2011
 
From a Distance
4.00
it was amazing
This is the third book in this series of the Harvey’s of Hannaford in Cornwall.

Because of storm damage Alec Harvey is seriously injured in an accident
...more
Apr 06, 2009
Jan 06, 2011
 
The Valley
3.68
it was amazing
Danni needs a lifestyle change and has decided that she wants to try painting full time, to see if she has a talent for it. After some discussion with ...more
Oct 09, 2009
Nov 15, 2010
 
Liverpool Lies
4.23
it was amazing
Another great family saga by Anne Baker, this one goes from 1941 to 1947 and is the story of Connie and Lottie Brinsley.

They are training as nurses an
...more
Dec 09, 2008
Jan 06, 2011
 
Moments of Time
5.00
it was amazing
I could not put this book down it was so good, the continuing story of the Harvey Brothers and Emilia Harvey.

This book starts 5 years after WWI finish
...more
Feb 05, 2009
Jan 06, 2011
 
His 'N' Hers
3.69
it was amazing
This story is told in diary form. It starts with where Jim and Alison are at in 2003, then it goes back to the beginning when they first met at Uni in ...more
Oct 14, 2009
Jan 10, 2011
 
Never Just a Memory
4.40
it was amazing
I could not put this book down it was so good, the continuing story of the Harvey Brothers and Emilia Harvey.

This book starts 5 years after WWI finish
...more
May 08, 2009
Jan 06, 2011
 
Nowhere Else on Earth
3.87
really liked it
Set in the swampy, piney backwoods of North Carolina at the close of the Civil War in 1864, Josephine Humphreys' passionate, beautifully written novel ...more
Dec 18, 2008
Dec 22, 2010
 
The Stockmen
4.15
it was amazing
This book is a little different to the first 2 books I read by Rachael but it still a good read.

It seems to be loosely based on a poem called “Kelpie”
...more
Jan 05, 2010
Jan 06, 2011
 
Barra Creek
4.04
it was amazing
his is my first Di Morrissey story and what a great one to start with. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It is both sad and happy.

In the prologue it is 2003 an
...more
Jul 24, 2009
Nov 15, 2010
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