Sarah Hurley Book Club – The Marriage Pact

Our next book club read is one sent to me very recently by the publishers (thank you Penguin UK!), I was hooked straight away and couldn’t wait to share it! The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond is a gripping psychological thriller and I think you’ll love it as much as I did. ‘Til Death Do Us Part takes on a whole new meaning…’ It’s the perfect wedding gift. Newlyweds Jake and Alice are offered membership of a club which promisesRead more

Sarah Hurley Book Club – Single for the Summer

Our latest Sarah Hurley Book Club read was Single for the Summer by Mandy Baggot and I have to say, if you’re looking for your beachy holiday read then we’ve found it! Also, if you’re looking for inspiration for a holiday then this will definitely inspire you to try Corfu! After reading this, it is definitely on my list of places I want to go to, it sounds gorgeous. Tess is a fabulous main character, flawed, funny and fierce –Read more

Sarah Hurley Book Club – Single for the Summer

Our next book club read is just in time for the change of weather, Single for the Summer is the perfect summer read! ‘Tess Parks has made up her mind: love isn’t for her. When it comes to dating she has one rule: after six weeks with a guy, she ends it. So when her heartbroken best friend invites her for a girly getaway in Corfu, Tess is sure she can stick to their pact to stay single for theRead more

Sarah Hurley Book Club – Confidence: The Secret

Our latest book club pick was Confidence – The Secret by Katie Piper. I really hope you got to read along with me on this one! The book is broken down into various sections such as self esteem, confidence, happiness and more and all draw on Katie’s own experiences. I’ve followed Katie’s story for years and think the work she has done with her foundation is incredible, so it was lovely to hear more of the inside story of herRead more

Sarah Hurley Book Club – Confidence: The Secret

Our next Book Club read is one I can’t wait to get stuck into, Confidence: The Secret by the inspirational Katie Piper! ‘Success is a journey, not a destination. It doesn’t happen in a straight line, the path goes off to one side and then the other all the time. But when it veers off track you just get back on it and keep going. Create your own future, and your own closure. Don’t look for happiness in other people,Read more

Keep you Close – Sarah Hurley Book Club

This months book was the psychological thriller Keep You Close by Lucie Whitehouse. As I mentioned in my previous update, after being initially completely gripped by the excellent prologue, I started to lose interest slightly as the book slowed down to lay out the backstory and characters. I have to say, now, at the end, I’m glad I persevered! When I last updated, I had just been drawn back in to this atmospheric thriller. If you are a fan ofRead more

Keep you Close – Sarah Hurley Book Club Update

I was completely gripped from the Prologue of this psychological thriller. Starting with a jarring encounter leading to a tragedy, I couldn’t wait to start chapter one where we meet  Rowan, learning of the death of her friend, Marianne. Rowan and Marianne had  obviously had a troubled history but there appears to be a deep bond (I haven’t yet fully discovered why at the point in the book I’m up to!) Lucie’s writing style is very evocative and draws you inRead more

Sarah Hurley Book Club: Keep You Close

We are so excited to announce our next book club read is Keep You Close by Lucie Whitehouse! ‘They said it was a tragic accident. She knows better… The brilliant young painter Marianne Glass is found dead in her snow-covered garden. Rowan Winter, once her closet friend, knows it wasn’t a mistake. Marianne had vertigo, parlaying vertigo. She never would have gone that close to the edge…’ Join us as we go on another literary journey and grab your copyRead more

The Cows: Book Club Review

This month we have been reading writer and television presenter, Dawn O’Porter’s new novel The Cows. Let us tell you what we thought! Chloe When we was sent our copies of The Cows by Dawn O’Porter, we couldn’t wait to jump straight in, the eye-catching front cover and the ‘Don’t Follow The Herd’ had me intrigued from the get go. The novel revolves around our 3 female protagonists, Tara, Cam and Stella. Tara is a single mum, working full time at aRead more

Sarah Hurley Book Club: The Cows

We are so excited to announce our next Sarah Hurley Book Club read is Dawn O’Porter’s debut novel The Cows. COW n. /ka?/ A piece of meat; born to breed; past its sell-by-date; one of the herd. Women don’t have to fall into a stereotype. Tara, Cam and Stella are strangers living their own lives as best they can though when society’s screaming you should live life one way, it can be hard to like what you see in theRead more

15th Affair: Book Club Finish

We’ve officially finished our March book club read, 15th Affair by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, so let us tell you exactly what we thought of the thriller. **SPOILER ALERT** Chloe OMG! I have literally loved this book from start to finish. Never was there a dull moment where I was counting down the words until the end of the chapter. I have not been able to put this book down and have thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Lindsay was theRead more

15th Affair: Book Club Update

It’s already the 10th of March and we’re officially on our 3rd Book Club read of 2017! We were so excited to have 15th Affair by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro included in the Sarah Hurley Book Club, so let us tell you our thoughts so far… Sarah WOW! at the halfway point, I am LOVING this book! A perfect crime drama with plot twists aplenty, full of strong characters and a gripping storyline, this had me hooked from chapter two. Lindsay,Read more