Book Review: Jog On – How Running Saved My Life by Bella Mackie

  Jog on - How Running Saved My Life By Bella Mackie The Blurb: Divorced and struggling with deep-rooted mental health problems, Bella Mackie ended her twenties in tears. She could barely find the strength to get off the sofa, let alone piece her life back together. Until one day she did something she had never done … Continue reading Book Review: Jog On – How Running Saved My Life by Bella Mackie

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Book Review: The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya

The Blurb: Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were "thunder." In 1994, she and her fifteen-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years wandering … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya

Book Review: Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan (plus my own history of childhood reading)

The Blurb: When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up new worlds and cast light on all the complexities she encountered in this one. She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows into midnight gardens and chocolate factories. She … Continue reading Book Review: Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan (plus my own history of childhood reading)