I really enjoyed The Other Mrs Walker by Mary Paulson Ellis and was delighted to get the chance to read her new novel which is due to be published tomorrow (5th September). I think I enjoyed The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing even more.
Sarah and Jack Bramer are a young couple who are desperate to have a child. Or at least Sarah is… After seven years of disappointment, their relationship has reached a crisis point. Sarah is a mixed race British woman. Jack is an American. Lately, his love for her has taken… Read more““The Light Keeper” by Cole Moreton – Book Review”
The Love Child by Rachel Hore is a story of how one woman copes with the fallout and long lasting affects of a decision forced upon her but also how this decision has an effect on the person at the centre of it. In January 1918 in the family home… Read more“Review: The Love Child by Rachel Hore”
I know, I know. If you’re reading this blog you’re probably already invested in diverse books. But even though you’re no doubt the most outspoken advocate for diversity in children’s books, I bet you might know someone in your school or community who needs a little convincing of the benefits of choosing… Read more“5 Reasons Why You Should Read a Diverse Book for Your Next Community Read”
“A single thread can change everything.” This is what Violet Speedwell learns when she joins the team of broderers at Winchester Cathedral in the 1930s. Violet is one of the so-called ‘surplus women’, which was the rather unpleasant, unfeeling term used to describe the many women who found themselves out-numbering men… Read more“A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier”
Today, the Internet offers many ways to make money, but not all of them are simple. In order to make good money in online casinos you need to understand the specifics of gambling, to understand which sites are the most profitable and to know many other nuances. But few succeed,… Read more“How to trick online casinos – analysis of fraud and the only possible working scheme”
The SpringerLink pdf manipulation scripts are now up on github. You can get them at I am slowly moving most of the public projects and code over to github so that people can use it and change it more effectively.