Booktag! books are great!

•Author you’ve read the most books from: Cathy Glass, I’ve read all 24 books by her
•Best Sequel Ever: Not sure!
•Currently reading: Groomed by Casey watson
•Drink of Choice While Reading: Coffee!
•E-reader or Physical Book?: Definitely E reader!
•Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School: Ron from harry potter
•Glad You Gave This Book A Chance: A common struggle
•Hidden Gem Book: Any of the chicken soup books
•Important Moment in your Reading Life: Every time a new fostering memoir comes out!
•Just Finished: Where has mummy gone by cathy glass
•Kinds of Books You Won’t Read: Fantasy & horror
•Longest Book You’ve Read: The body keeps the score, it was 16 hours long!
•Major book hangover because of: All the cathy glass books!
•Number of Bookcases You Own: Reduced my shelves to 1!
•One Book You Have Read Multiple Times: Charlottes web
•Preferred Place To Read: bed
•Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read: Cant think of one right now.
•Reading Regret: Who ever regrets reading?
•Series You Started And Need To Finish (all books are out in series): Harry potter
•Three of your All-Time Favourite Books: the fault in our stars, my sisters keeper, will you love me?.
•Unapologetic Fangirl For: I’m not really
•Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others: Every time Cathy Glass is releasing haha
•Worst Bookish Habit: Not exploring different genres
•X Marks The Spot: I have no idea what this means haha
•Your latest book purchase: sold to be a wife by Maggie hartley
•ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late): where has mummy gone by cathy glass

Book review-Where has mummy gone? By Cathy glass

I just finished another amazing book by UK foster parent Cathy glass.

This one is her latest book, called, where has mummy gone? Its a fab read!

A summary of the book follows:

Summary

The true story of Melody, aged eight, the last of five siblings to be taken from her drug dependent single mother and brought into care.

When Cathy is told about Melody’s terrible childhood, she is sure she’s heard it all before. But it isn’t long before she feels there is more going on than she or the social services are aware of. Although Melody is angry at having to leave her mother, as many children coming into care are, she also worries about her obsessively – far more than is usual. Amanda, Melody’s mother, is also angry and takes it out on Cathy at contact, which again is something Cathy has experienced before. Yet there is a lost and vulnerable look about Amanda, and Cathy starts to see why Melody worries about her and feels she needs looking after.

When Amanda misses contact, it is assumed she has forgotten, but nothing could have been further from the truth….

****
This book is a page turner. There are many wonderful twists and turns in it. If you read it you wont be disappointed…

Its available in paperback from all good book stores, on kindle, and from audible.

Book review-Broken by rosie Lewis

I’ve just finished this wonderful book by Rosie lewis, UK foster parent, it was an amazing read, a really good book.
Below I will put the book summary, along with my thoughts.

Summary

Nine-year-old Archie and his five-year-old sister, Bobbi, are taken into emergency police protective custody after an incident of domestic violence at their family home.

Rosie collects the children from their out-of-hours foster carer on New Year’s Day and instantly recognises Archie from a domestic violence workshop she helped with. Rosie remembers that when asked what he enjoyed most about the course, Archie said, ‘The biscuits’.

Social workers are concerned that Archie and Bobbi have been neglected. As Rosie gets to know the children, she begins to suspect that something far more disturbing lies in their past.

Archie, jovial and polite, bats away Rosie’s attempts to talk to him about anything serious with witty one-liners and sophisticated distractions. Bobbi reacts violently, lashing out and throwing herself around. Rosie has never seen a child as young a Bobbi behaving so viciously, but it is Archie she is most concerned about as the weeks go by.

After a worrying incident at school, Archie tearfully discloses the truth – a shocking secret that has left him and his sister traumatised. Horrified at what she learns, Rosie is determined to help the young siblings find a forever home that will provide them with the love and care they deserve.

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This book is a page turner. I literally couldn’t put it down. It has many twists and turns in it. I enjoy rosie’s style of writing. If you like Cathy glass, or Maggie Hartley, then you’ll enjoy this book. I wont spoil the ending but all I will say is it is not disappointing.

The book is available in paperback, on kindle, and from audible.