Mary Ann Shafer

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society

Author: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows | Publisher: Bloomsbury The war is over. Juliet Ashton is grappling with writer’s block when she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey – a total stranger living halfway across the channel, who has come across her name written in a second-hand book.  Juliet begins writing to… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society

The Chilbury Ladies Choir, Jennifer Ryan
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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]

Author: Jennifer Ryan | Publisher: The Borough Press Kent, 1940. In the village of Chilbury, the vicar closes the choir after the men leave for the front, and the women take umbrage… … until the arrival of music professor Primrose Trent, that is. With her encouragement they resurrect themselves as The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, find… Continue reading The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]

Dear Mrs Bird A J Pearce
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Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]

Author: A J Pearce | Published by: Picador, March 2018 Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmeline dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance – but… Continue reading Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]