What happens when you try to forget history? Deborah Levy explores memory, loss and life in this unforgettable book.
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).
Book review: Three Women
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.
Book reviews: July wrap-up
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.
Book review: Through The Wall
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.
Summer 2019 reads: Charming characters vs gripping plot
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.
Book review: How Do You Like Me Now?
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?