A Personal History With Dignity by Trevor Hopeworth

Identified as biographical fiction this purports to be an extract from a fifty-one years old woman’s diary. Without any further clarification it is difficult to know whether this is taken from an actual diary or if it has been fictionally constructed. Nevertheless, it touches on many aspects the reader will undoubtedly be able to identify … More A Personal History With Dignity by Trevor Hopeworth

Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

From the start readers will recognise this author has an excellent command of words. The way the scenes, emotions, tensions, etc. are conveyed draws the reader in enabling them to easily visualise the situations, disappointments, apprehensions and fears the protagonist, Amie, encounters and experiences. Occasionally it may appear the author is going to go into … More Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

Sleeping with the Blackbirds by Alex Pearl

Please note: this book is classified as ‘YA’ (Young Adult), which is an unusual review genre for this website. It may help comprehension of subsequent comments and observations if the official synopsis is set out first. ‘About Sleeping with the Blackbirds: Eleven-year-old schoolboy, Roy Nuttersley has been dealt a pretty raw deal. While hideous parents … More Sleeping with the Blackbirds by Alex Pearl