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December 2015

Author Interview Part 2: Jo Verity

Authors, Books By December 16, 2015 Tags: , , 6 Comments

Welcome back for Part 2 of my interview with Honno author Jo Verity. (You can read Part 1 here.) Today, we’re talking about her latest novel, Left and Leaving.  Photographer Gil is on an extended grey gap-year, working in the London hospital to which Vivian brings Irene for emergency treatment; together they try to establish calm amid the chaos. Irene is thrilled with…

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Author Interview Part 1: Jo Verity

Authors By December 15, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , 5 Comments

One of the books I’ve most enjoyed reading this year has been Left and Leaving by Jo Verity. It’s a great contemporary novel set in London, in a winter which mutes that hectic city, and is as much a story about the random connections we form as well as the more problematic relationship between a daughter and her widowed father. It’s…

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eBook Review: A Quiet Winter by Isabel Ashdown

Book reviews By December 10, 2015 Tags: , , , , No Comments

With all the other demands on your time during this Festive Season, your reading time might be taking a hit. I know mine certainly is with friends unreasonably expecting me not to snuggle up on my sofa with a stack of books and chocolate but to be sociable and go out with them instead. One excellent way of ensuring that…

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