'Twice in one day, to be the recipient of thanks and warm regard! I would never have suspected that small deeds could elicit such genuine generous responses. I felt a little glow inside - not a blaze, more like a small steady candle.'
Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon – A Review
'Nothing he had a go at seemed to fit. Life sometimes felt like trying on the entire contents of a shoe shop, but all of them pinched your toes.'
How To Be Happy by Eva Woods – A Review
Polly leaned over and seized a hank of Annie's lank brown hair. 'Cutting your hair is symbolic. Letting go of the past, freeing yourself - think Rapunzel. Delilah. Britney Spears.' 'I'm not shaving it off '
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr – A Review
"I always knew we should have brought the games compendium" said Max "Hitler's probably playing Snakes and Ladders with it this very minute." This novel is billed as a children's book for 9-12 year olds. However I would argue that it is a book for all ages from nine upwards. The story simply told and…
Bridget Jones’s Baby The Diaries- A Review
Bridget Jones's Baby The Diaries by Helen Fielding, Published by Jonathan Cape. Opening a Bridget Jones novel is like catching up with old friends. Hearing their voices, being reminded of all the things that you love about them and just maybe that one thing that could send you a little crazy. Helen Fielding has absolutely…
A book rich Christmas
Oh what a wonderful book rich Christmas we have had here at the Snug with something for everyone! So much so that I have just had to take some (not quite so expert) photos to to let you into the magic of these wonderful treats. Miss Snug is building up her Early Years resources and…