I missed out on the magic of this book for almost 27 years. Here are my top reasons why it deserves to be read (or re-read).
This book is a hug, a warm bath, a bowl of porridge on a cold morning, a kind word. It's pure and simple and wonderful. See what else I thought here.
If you ever wondered what a conversation between Mary Shelley and Elon Musk would look like; wonder no more. Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein is the embodiment of that chat. Read more here...
There’s a reason why this blunt, no-holds-barred account of women’s desire and sexuality is talk of the town this summer. And here are my thoughts.
July has been a month of change, but one thing has stayed the same: I've enjoyed 12 more excellent books. And here's a round-up of them all.
The premise is simple: how well do you know your neighbours? Caroline Corcoran’s Through The Wall explores this creepy concept. But don’t mistake this novel for your average thriller.
Today’s review features books from the second two categories: ‘The Holiday’ by T. M. Logan and ‘Something to Live For’ by Richard Roper. Both of these books are perfect holiday books: easy to read, enjoyable and satisfying.
This funny, honest book bowled me over like an avalanche sliding towards a sapling. Page after page cast up more and more similarities between main character, Tori, and me in my early 20s. I could relate to almost every beautifully-delivered line. From feeling like a fraud to watching friends get married and having kids to … Continue reading Book review: How Do You Like Me Now?
The Undoing of Arlo Knott is a masterpiece. It ticks all of my boxes: fallible, human characters; an unpredictable plot; vivid descriptions and an effortless writing style; and thought-provoking scenes and issues.
I put off reading The Silence of the Girls for quite some time. Partly because I knew it was going to be a sad, tough read. And partly because it would signal the end of my Greek myth binge. Now I’ve read it, I wish I’d put it off for even longer, because nothing will live up to the first read of this exquisite novel.