2016 reading challenge, Adventures, Books, Reading challenges

Love, Nina: Despatches From A Family Life – Nina Stibbe


I really enjoyed Love, Nina when it was dramatised for the BBC earlier this year, so I was delighted to discover that it was based on a book. I got it on my kindle for my summer holidays, and read it in Scotland in August.  Continue reading “Love, Nina: Despatches From A Family Life – Nina Stibbe”

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Diary Of An Ordinary Woman – Margaret Forster


When Margaret Forster died, aged 77, a few weeks ago, my Twitter feed was full of people who were very sad about it, and talking about their favourites of her books. I’d never heard of her, but I was intrigued. One friend said that Significant Sisters should be given to every 16-year-old girl. So I looked up which of her books we had in the library – Diary Of An Ordinary Woman, and Isa and May – and asked which of them I should read first. Susan said this one, because she hadn’t read the other, which was a good enough reason for me. Continue reading “Diary Of An Ordinary Woman – Margaret Forster”