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Book Club: Review The Little Book of Peace by Cherry Menlove

BritMums have been a fan of Cherry Menlove since she started her blog and we are so excited that she has published The Little Book of Peace. We’re pleased to say we have 50 Kindle copies available for bloggers that would like to review it! Sign up here. Cherry explains the impetus for the book which, […]

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Book Club: The Pursuit of Happiness by Ruth Whipman

I really wanted to like this book. The whole idea of the act of chasing happiness having the adverse affect intrigues me. After all, who doesn’t want to be happy? Aren’t we all on that journey? But I found the author got in my way. Having spent half my life in the US, her sweeping […]

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Book Club: Review The Pursuit of Happiness

When British Journalist and documentary maker Ruth Whippman moved to California, she found one common obsession amongst the people she was meeting: finding happiness. From mindfulness to self-help seminars, Buddhism to Tinder, America seemed to be locked in a relentless collective quest to hunt down the happy. Fed by a multi-billion dollar happiness industry intent […]

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Book Club: The Playground Mafia reviews

  Our latest book is “The Playground Mafia”. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. I confess I moved my children from one school as I found the playground mafia at their SW London school […]

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Book Club: Review The Playground Mafia

The average playground is full of bullies, show-offs and gossips – and we don’t mean the kids. Parents have evolved into the worst kinds of stereotype in the last few decades. In the playground, you can be sure to meet Competitive Mums, Bohemian Mums, Toyboy Dads and many more! The Playground Mafia: The Essential Guide […]

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Book Club: Review A Better Man

What if the only to end your marriage was to be the perfect husband? This is the question asked in Leah McLaren’s brilliant new novel A Better Man. We’re looking for bloggers to review this novel and we have 50 copies to give away! Interested? Sign up here. Read the reviews: ‘This brilliantly written read is original, […]

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Book Club: Abi Ross’s Hippy Dinners

Our latest book is “Hippy Dinners”, by Abi Ross. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Laughing out loud is always a good sign when reading biographies and Hippy Dinners managed to make me laugh […]

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Summer Book Club: Review Hippy Dinners

Those who went to BritMums Live in June will be familiar with Abbie Ross – one of hottest new authors in the UK. She’s brilliant, wry and funny … and we have 50 copies of her new book Hippy Dinners available for review! It’s a perfect summer read. Interested? Sign up here.  About Hippy Dinners: […]

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Book Club: Cesca Major’s first novel “The Silent Hours”

Our latest book is “The Silent Hours”, by Cesca Major. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. BritMums Book Club has been a bit quiet recently so I’m so happy we’re back with another […]

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BritMums Book Club: Review Cesca Major’s “The Silent Hours”

Would you like to review Cesca Major’s debut novel, The Silent Hours? The story of a mute woman in 1952 looked after by nuns in southwest France has been described by author Wendy Wallace as: “Absorbing and – ultimately – horrifying. A gripping, fictional account of a real event in war-time France, told with a […]

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Book club: The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings

Does a good book add to your Summer holiday? What will you be popping in the suitcase this year? BritMums book club members recently read The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings. The book is described as a domestic thriller which immediately intrigued me and made me anticipate something a little different. The story introduces us […]

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Book Club: Review Amanda Jenning’s Judas Scar

Want to review Judas Scar, Amanda Jennings’s second novel? Just fill in this form and we’ll send one out to you! Amanda Jenning’s first book, Sworn Secret, reached Number 4 in the Amazon Kindle best seller chart and was a WHSmith travel top ten title. It was published by the Harper Collins ebook imprint, Witness, […]

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Book Club: Discussing ‘Above All Things’

Our latest book is Above All Things, by Tanis Rideout. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free […]

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Book Club: Discussing Susan Cain’s “Quiet”

Our latest book is Quiet – The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin […]

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Book Club: Clare Balding’s My Animals and Other Family

Our latest BritMums Book Club read is Clare Balding’s autobiography My Animals and Other Family. BritMums cofounder Susanna Scott starts the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of good books, read […]

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Book Club: Discussing ‘The Buddha in the Attic’

Our latest book is The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of new books, […]

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Book club: Discussing “Ancient Light”

Our latest book is Ancient Light by John Banville. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in.  Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of new books, read along with a […]

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Announcing the Book Club April book

Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of new books, read along with a group of fellow bloggers and discuss what you loved (or hated) about them in the comfort of your own home. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward announces the next book below.  […]

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