Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot

Suzy Steward Dubot is a prolific author of a few novels, multiple short stories and a variety of essay length tales. Some are memoir, others fiction in a variety of genre. The first book to be reviewed below is a very short, essay length, memoir which is why this unusual step of reviewing two books … More Square Peg in a Round Hole and Confused Memories – two books by Suzy Stewart Dubot

The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders by Roger Weston

This is a fictional account of a true event and consequently, falls into the Fiction/Biographical genre. Nonetheless, despite the fictional tag, it carries the weight of authenticity. The synopsis provides a background to the tale: ‘This short story is based on the horrific and heartbreaking story of a young Christian woman named Ann Saunders who … More The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders by Roger Weston

Wrong Place Wrong Time by David Perlmutter

From the start the reader will appreciate the honest self-criticism of this memoir. Whatever they may think of the author’s behaviour they will, surprisingly perhaps, find themselves drawn in. The author does come across as having been a bit of a ‘Jack-the-Lad’ character. The writing is light, easy and descriptive, providing the reader with a … More Wrong Place Wrong Time by David Perlmutter

Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools by Victoria Twead

In this book (the first in a series) the author shares some adventures she and her husband experienced when they first moved to Spain. She acknowledges their move was primarily motivated by her own desire, her husband being less enthusiastic. In view of this divergence, they agreed on a five-year plan to see whether life … More Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools by Victoria Twead

Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke

This is a book the majority, if not all, parents would do well to read. It clearly, and uncompromisingly, depicts how a parent’s behaviour may impact on their off-spring for life. Lucinda Clarke is an excellent author whose writing carries the reader along with ease. She incorporates: humour along with distress; emotions with thoughts; clear … More Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke