Youth Novel review: See you in Cosmos by Jack Cheng

Feb 28 2017
See You in the Cosmos is one of Penguin Random House's biggest debuts for 2017 and a book we at London Mums are really excited about as we feel it has the same potential as Wonder and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. It has already been receiving early rave reviews from authors including Jennifer Niven and Robin Stevens, who are two authors of youth novels whom I adore. I personally agree with New York Times bestselling author of All the bright places, Jennifer Niven about this book. It is truly moving. She said: ‘I haven’t read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder . . . [Alex’s] extraordinary journey is relatable and timeless, and I wanted to stay forever in this funny, wise, beautiful world.’

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Oscars 2017 and why I believe that the real winners are family movies

Feb 27 2017
The Oscars 2017 will be remembered for the controversy, the portrayal of diversity and La La Land. But actually I think the real winners are the family movies that Disney and other producers have made in 2016.  Full list of Oscars 2017 winners can be found here. Here are my thoughts on the most controversial awards of the year.

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Film Review: CERTAIN WOMEN (out 3 March 2017) starring Michelle Williams & Kristen Stewart

Feb 27 2017
CERTAIN WOMEN is a movie about women and how they are strong to cope with all sorts of situations thrown to them in life. It will release just before International Women's Day. It's certainly a film aimed at women with a stellar cast which includes Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Lily Gladstone.

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