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Hi all: I bring you a non-fiction book that I think will interest many of you. Fabulous. The Home Front 1939–1945 in 100 Objects by Austin J Ruddy A lifesaving gas mask. A ration book, essential for the supply of food. A shelter stove that kept a family warm whilst they huddled in their Anderson
Hi all: I bring you a book that I could not resist reading at this point when most of us are (or have been) stuck indoors. Beside the Seaside: A History of Yorkshire’s Seaside Resorts by John Heywood Almost all of us have happy memories of excursions and holidays spent beside the sea. For many,
Hi all: I bring you a book by an author that is a big favourite of mine, and one connected to one of her most popular series. Terrific! Blackthorn by Terry Tyler The UK, year 2139. One hundred and fifteen years ago, a mysterious virus wiped out ninety-five per cent of humanity. Blackthorn, the largest
Hi all: I bring you another one of Pen & Sword Books, a pretty new experience for me, and one I recommend. Churchill: A Graphic Biography by By Vincent Delmas, François Kersaudy, Foreword by Andrew. Roberts, Illustrations by Alessio Cammardella and Christophe Regnault A full and wholly fair representation of the most adventurous life in the history of British politics.
Hi all: Today I bring you a non-fiction title. It’s a fantastic and worrying read at the same time. I kept thinking of people who’d “enjoy” reading it (I’m not sure enjoy is quite the right term, but…). Hi, Debby, this is the book! Teagan, reading this book made me think of you as well.
Hi all: I bring you a novel by an independent author who has become a firm favourite of mine in recent years. You’ll love this one. Hope by Terry Tyler Terry Tyler’s nineteenth published work is a psychological thriller set in a dystopian near future – the UK, Year 2028. Blogger Lita Stone and journalist
Hi all: Another jewel from Pen & Sword, especially for those of us interested in the Caring Professions: Nursing Through the Years: Care and Compassion at the Royal London Hospital by Loretta B Bellman, Sue Boase, Sarah Rogers, Barbara Stuchfield Nursing has always been a challenging but rewarding profession. As part of the core healthcare
Hi all: I bring you another book by Pen & Sword, one that I know will interest many of you. Voices of the Second World War: A Child’s Perspective by Sheila A Renshaw Voices of the Second World War: A Child’s Perspective is a collection of firsthand accounts from people who experienced the Second World
Hi all: I bring you a wonderful book today. Truly wonderful. The Other Half of Augusta Hope: Meet this summer’s most extraordinary heroine by Joanna Glen THIS IS A STORY FOR ANYONE WHO HAS EVER FELT LIKE THEY DON’T BELONG ‘Keep the tissues close’ Good Housekeeping ‘A beautifully written debut novel with unforgettable characters and an
Hi all: I bring you a review for a book that I think is a great reference book for those of us always eager to find new sources of information. Great British Family Names and Their History: What’s in a Name? by John Moss. For better or worse, what we are is often determined by