Reviewer:

Shane Ryan

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Brighton Funk

Brighton Funk is a coming-of-age love story set in Brighton in the 1970s, the debut novel from Nofel Nawras. Naseem, or Naz, is a young boy deeply troubled by the world around him. His relationship with his father is practically non-existent. The book opens in the middle of an argument between the young boy and his father, and their relationship only deteriorates from there.

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Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List

This poignant and moving tale from author Jenny Pearson shows us the importance of family relationships and the virtue of perseverance. When Frank Davenport learns he is the sole beneficiary of his Grandma Nora’s vast inheritance, his mind is filled with the possibilities the cash might provide him with. However, upon learning that he must use this money to look after his estranged grandad (Frank Davenport Senior Senior) who lives in a nursing home, he quickly decides to carry out his Grandma Nora’s wish.