Morgan Davies loves this inspirational adventure about hope, which encourages children to follow their dreams

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Children's Books, Reviews

Morgan Davies loves this inspirational adventure about hope, which encourages children to follow their dreams

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Morgan Davies praises the original English-language debut novel by Caryl Lewis, an uplifting and tender love story which has mythic elements and a dystopian setting

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Morgan Davies praises the original English-language debut novel by Caryl Lewis, an uplifting and tender love story which has mythic elements and a dys …

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A Ray of Darkness

Pippa Marland finds in this classic female autobiography, endorsed by current international epilepsy neurologists, an unrelenting commitment to honesty

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Pippa Marland finds in this classic female autobiography, endorsed by current international epilepsy neurologists and representing startlingly contemp …

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Painting the Beauty Queens Orange: Women’s Lives in the 70s

Jemma L King, a former Miss Wales finalist, is enchanted to read a prose anthology which explores a quiet revolution of rural entrepreneurship, decimalisation and cultural throwbacks such as the Miss Prestatyn pageant

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Jemma L King, a former Miss Wales finalist, is enchanted to read a prose anthology which explores a quiet revolution of rural entrepreneurship, decima …

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That Green Eyed Girl

Suspense and intrigue grip TK Quentin as they read and listen to this moving queer debut novel of suppressed identity, notable for its elegant and sophisticated prose

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Suspense and intrigue grip TK Quentin as they read and listen to this moving queer debut novel of suppressed identity, notable for its elegant and sop …

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The Burning Bracken

JL George judges this meditative chronicle of one woman’s relationship to the rural landscape to be a powerful and worthy addition to the current wave of ecofiction

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

JL George judges this meditative chronicle of one woman’s relationship to the rural landscape to be a powerful and worthy addition to the current wave …

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An Important Work of Ecofiction: The Burning Bracken

In a mentored review of this debut novel, T.K. Quentin judges it to be an important novel of ecofiction, which explores themes of ecocriticism and also contains deliciously evocative descriptions of landscape, place and nature

PUBLISHED ON: 02/08/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

In a mentored review of this debut novel, T.K. Quentin judges it to be an important novel of ecofiction, which explores themes of ecocriticism and als …

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Donna

Jemma L King is impressed by this irrepressible picture starring an older Trans heroine, witness to an original milestone in LGBTQ history, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot, predating the 1969 NYC Stonewall riots

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

It’s been a while since Wales has had an international hit, film-wise, but hopefully, all that is set to change over the next few months with two bran …

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The Leading Question

Belinda Cooke recommends this no holds barred condemnation of the crime against humanity that was the Irish Famine

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

    Roger Elkin The High Window Press     This collection has Elkin rising to his own challenge:   Who will set down their narrative th …

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The Half-Life of Snails

Morgan Davies admires this intriguing human story in which the nuclear debate is wrapped in a powerful exploration of personal and social development

PUBLISHED ON: 28/06/22

CATEGORY: Reviews

Sisters Helen and Jennifer live in the shadow of Wylfa Nuclear Power Station. Growing up in a sheep-farming family on the north coast of Anglesey, Wyl …

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