Films & Television Reviews

Movie Review: Lovelace

What it’s about: The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. Genre: Biography, Drama Rating: 18 Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Starring: Amanda Seyfrield, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple, Chris Noth, Adam Brody, James Franco. Review: I …

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Book Review: Red Hill by Jamie McGuire

What it’s about: For Scarlet, raising two daughters alone means fighting for tomorrow is an everyday battle. Nathan, desperately clinging to a dead-end job and a loveless marriage, survives purely for his little girl, Zoe. Whilst Miranda’s biggest problem is driving her sister home from college with their boyfriends, whilst keeping her new Mini Cooper …

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Book Review: The Green Hills of Home by Emma Bennet & author interview

What it’s about: Gwen Jones, a young Welsh writer, is desperate to save the family farmhouse from being sold from under her critically ill mother and herself. When she lands a lucrative three-book deal with an eminent publisher, she thinks her problems are all over. However, Gwen’s need to be near her sick mother means …

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Book Review: The Lie of You by Jane Lythell & author interview

What it’s about: To the outside world, Kathy is the very picture of a happy and fulfilled modern woman. She has a beautiful baby boy, a clever, handsome husband and a glamorous, high-powered job. But not everybody is fooled. Her employee, Heja, knows the truth: the cracks in Kathy’s marriage, her self-doubt, her fear of …

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Book Review: The Fallen Stars (The Star Child trilogy #2) by Stephanie Keyes

What it’s about: Kellen St. James was just your average seventeen-year-old prodigy, until he eighty-sixed the Lord of Faerie and proposed to the Celtic Goddess, Calienta. But then everything in Kellen’s life gets turned upside-down when he and Cali end up on the run from a seriously irritated group of faeries. The worst part? They …

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Book Review: Death Of The Mad Hatter by Sarah J Pepper & author interview

What it’s about: The Jack prophesied: If the king loses his head, then the Queen with a Bleeding Heart would rule the Red Court until Time ceased to move forward. When a second carried on for infinity, every creature in Wonderland would tip their Hat to the misfit girl with a Boy’s name (or was …

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Book Review: Voodoo Child by Janice Horton & author interview

What it’s about: In ‘Voodoo Child’, ex-celebrity UK fashion model Nola and her handsome Haitian husband Louis are expecting their first baby. But as one precious life begins another is about to end. Louis’s beloved old Uncle Sid is dying and has declared his last wish is to see Louis and Nola’s new baby baptised …