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Friends of Bookends reviews SISTERHOOD

Identical twin sisters Freya and Shona take very different paths, leading to long-buried family secrets that reverberate through the generations in this thrilling novel of psychological suspense by the author of Tell Me How It Ends. There […]

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Friends of Bookends reviews ALWAYS, IN DECEMBER

A short while into Always, In December, I wrote down the word ‘nice.’ As I did it, I could feel the ire of English teachers the length and breadth of the nation begin to rise. […]

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Friends of Bookends reviews THE ORANGE GROVE

We asked our lovely Friends of Bookends reviewing panel to share their thoughts on Rosanna Ley’s mouth-watering holiday romance The Orange Grove, and it’s 5*’s all around!   If you miss the sun in summer, […]

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Friends of Bookends review THE BLACK DRESS by Deborah Moggach

A moving, poignant and witty novel. Do you have a little black dress?  Could it tell a story? Pru’s black dress could. Quite suddenly and unexpectantly, Pru’s husband leaves her. She did not see that […]

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Friends of Bookends reviews THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL and NEV

We asked our lovely Friends of Bookends reviewing panel to share their thoughts on Dawnie Walton’s phenomenal debut novel, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev, and they did not disappoint…   ‘What an amazing […]

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Friends of Bookends reviews THREE WEDDINGS AND A PROPOSAL

An Engrossing and Powerful Novel. Delphine has a great job which she loves and a wonderful boss who treats her well. She is incredibly happy with her lot, travelling abroad at the drop of a […]

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Friends of Bookends Review Tell Me How It Ends by V.B. Grey

Here at Bookends we’re dedicated to sharing the best upcoming books, and we know there’s nothing our readers trust more than a review from a fellow bookworm. That’s why each month we ask our trusted […]

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Friends of Bookends review The Missing Pieces of Nancy Moon by Sarah Steele

Anne, Friends of Bookends panel   ‘This is a captivating, beautifully written story told over two timelines. Florence’s marriage is in tatters and if that is not distressing enough, her beloved Grandmother has just died […]

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Friends of Bookends review THE WOMEN WHO RAN AWAY by Sheila O’Flanagan

‘I haven’t read any of Sheila O’Flanagan’s novels before, but now I’ll be searching for them in my local bookshop. Ostensibly it is about a journey taken by two women who have both experienced a […]

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Friends of Bookends review It Started with a Secret by Jill Mansell

Angela OK, so a book review of a light-hearted novel by Jill Mansell is probably not the most appropriate place to mention politics. So I won’t. Except to say that,as always when I need comfort, […]

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Friends of Bookends review Last Christmas

Halloween is officially over so we’ve got one thing on our minds – CHRISTMAS! Cue us mulling all drinks in a 3 mile radius, bedecking everything in sight with tinsel and fairy lights and spending […]

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Thursday Nights at the Bluebell Inn by Kit Fielding | Friends of Bookends Reviews

Each week, six women of different ages and backgrounds come together at their local pub. There they form an unlikely darts team, but it is their hidden stories of love and loss that in the […]

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