Despite the fact Phillipa Ashley has been around the writing scene for ages, I’ve never actually read one of her books until now. It’s just one of those quirks of fate, I suppose, but after reading Summer at the Cornish Cafe I’ll be dipping in to her back catalogue fairly soon (once I’ve read Christmas at the Cornish Cafe &…

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Ellie is a seventeen-year-old whose only care in life is doing an improv/comedy show just announced that could win her and her improv group a spot on Comedy Hub’s website and $500 to split between them. What she doesn’t expect is that a fall at a party will lead to finding out she may have cancer and the options for…

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No Shame by Anne Cassidy Publication Date: 21st September 2017 Publisher: Hot Key Books Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: From the author of the critically acclaimed, LOOKING FOR JJ, shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize in 2004 and the Carnegie Medal in 2005. Stacey Woods has been raped and now she has to go through a different ordeal – the court trial. But…

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