Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Weekly News – K.M. Allan, Judith Barrow, Ritu Bhathal, Sandra Cox and James J. Cudney

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the new  Cafe and Bookstore Weekly News – where I will share recent reviews for authors in the Cafe. The first author is K.M. Allan with a review for the first book in the Blackbirch series – The Beginning. About the book Welcome to Blackbirch. It’s a…

A Love/Hate Story #Bookreview: The Heart Stone by @JudithBarrow77 #HistoricalFiction #FamilySaga

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“Surplus Women” Women of Britain say GO [image credit: E J Kealey (artist) Parliamentary Recruiting Committee – Te Papa Tongarewa (The Museum of New Zealand)] ? “There used to be tea rooms on almost every street in England.” An older friend was reminiscing about her youth and her parents’ generation.  “Women needed…

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #WWI – #Family Saga – The Heart Stone by Judith Barrow

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Delighted to review the eagerly awaited new release by Judith Barrow…another wonderful family saga The Heart Stone. About the Book 1914. Everything changes for Jessie on a day trip to Blackpool. She realises her feelings for Arthur are far more than friendship. And just as they are travelling home,…

Smorgasbord Posts from My Archives – Past Book Reviews 2020 – #Familysaga – The Memory by Judith Barrow

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I read some amazing books in 2020 and I would like to share them again with you, updated with the authors most recent releases and their biography. Today I am sharing my review for the most recent book by Judith Barrow the compelling family drama The Memory. About the…

My Review of The Visitor: A Post-Apocalyptic Murder Mystery by Terry Tyler #FridayReads #GreatReads

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Book Description: n 2024, a mystery virus ravages the entire world. ‘Bat Fever’ is highly contagious and one hundred per cent lethal. A cottage tucked away in an isolated Norfolk village seems like the ideal place to sit out a catastrophic pandemic, but some residents of Hincham resent the arrival…

He Cromwell

A reprise of my review of Hilary Mantel‘s trilogy. I have finished The Mirror and the Light. It’s huge, deep, intricate, mesmerising and probably a marmite book – you’d either love it or hate it. I loved it, although that sounds too bland for my response. It took me a while to read it, notContinue reading “He Cromwell”

Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #Historical Family Saga THE COVENANT by @ThorneMoore @honno

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Today’s team review is from Georgia, she blogs here https://www.georgiarosebooks.com Georgia has been reading The Covenant by Thorne Moore. The Owen family are bound by covenant to hold a tenancy of 24 acres, 1 rood and 8 perches and Leah sacrifices years doing her duty to her family and a…

There is Still Crime!Wilderness by B.E Jones. #Review #crime #WeekendReads

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THE WELSH CRIME WRITING COLLECTIVE Crime Cymru has three main aims.– To support crime writers with a real and present relationship with Wales– To help in the development of new writing talent– To promote Wales, Welsh culture and Welsh crime writing in particular, to the wider world. 2020, a year…