Class: Welcome to the Little School by the Sea By Jane Beaton and Jenny Colgan

Class: Welcome to the Little School by the Sea By Jane Beaton and Jenny Colgan

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Maggie went to the window and opened it wide, inhaling the lovely, ozoney air off the sea. Why had she never lived by the sea before? Why had she always looked out on housing estates and not the little white hulls of trawlers bobbing off in the distance?

It’s gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea.
Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark – but will it be at the expense of her relationship with safe, dependable Stan?

Simone has won a scholarship and wants to make her parents proud. Forced to share a room with the glossy, pretty, clever girls of Downey House, she needs to find a friend, fast.

Fliss is furious at being sent away from her home. As Simone tries desperately to fit in, Fliss tries desperately to get out.

Over the course of one year, friendships will bloom and lives will be changed forever.

My Thoughts:

Not having read any stories about girls at boarding school before I was looking forward to reading this book. There are some great characters in this enjoyable read. These books are part of a series and I cannot wait to get my hands on the rest of them. Some of the girls get up to mischief, one of the girls I felt sorry for and the rest have their own stories to tell. I loved it.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Class-Welcome-Little-School-Maggie

The Things I should have told You By Carmel Harrington

The Things I should have told You By Carmel Harrington

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This title will be released on January 26, 2017.

Every family has a story…

But for the Guinness family a happy ending looks out of reach. Olly and Mae’s marriage is crumbling, their teenage daughter Evie is on a mission to self-destruct and their beloved Pops is dying of cancer. Their once strong family unit is slowly falling apart.

But Pops has one final gift to offer his beloved family – a ray of hope to cling to. As his life’s journey draws to a close, he sends his family on an adventure across Europe in a camper van, guided by his letters, his wisdom and his love.

Because Pops knows that all his family need is time to be together, to find their love for each other and to find their way back home…

My Thoughts:

Wow what a powerful story. I felt as though I was part of the family undertaking this big adventure. I cared for the whole family instantly,  and loved Pops so much unfortunately there is a tragedy that left me in tears. I don’t know how the family pull together but they do whilst going on an incredible adventure and journey together. The family all have their little stories about them which brings the whole story together. I was given an advanced copy of this book for an honest review.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Things-Should-Have-Told-You