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Wanderers: Is this a time-traveller’s diary?
Before I get started on this review, I have one thing to ask: is Chuck Wendig an *actual* time traveller? Because while this book might be marketed as dystopian, it reads more like the troubled diary of someone who’s seen the future.
The Man Who Saw Everything: Forget history and cause chaos
What happens when you try to forget history? Deborah Levy explores memory, loss and life in this unforgettable book.
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World: A love story to life
Read why I adore this strange, lyrical and wonderful love letter to life.
Sharp and slyly funny: My Sister, the Serial Killer
This explosive debut doesn't hold back when it comes to criticising men and familial expectations. Read more...
Lanny: Leave your adultness at the door
This sweet, sad, extraordinary book is unforgettable, and will sit nestled into my heart for decades to come. Find out why.
Girl, Woman, Other: A worthy winner
Reading Girl, Woman, Other is a humbling experience. Not just because of Bernadine Evaristo’s extraordinary talent – which is staggering – but because of her ability to guide without judgement, educate without alienation. This book is filled with voices and stories that weave and shape and feed Britain, and they must be heard. This book … Continue reading Girl, Woman, Other: A worthy winner
Miracle Creek: A scorching legal drama
There's a reason why Miracle Creek is getting all the hype on bookstagram: because it's bloody marvellous. Here are my thoughts on this superb debut.
Three Reasons to Read ‘The Secret History’
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).
Taken back to being 16: A review of Sweet Sorrow
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.