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.
This sweet, sad, extraordinary book is unforgettable, and will sit nestled into my heart for decades to come. Find out why.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Ann Napolitano Synopsis One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles. There are 192 passengers aboard: among them a young woman taking a pregnancy test in the airplane toilet; a Wall Street millionaire flirting with the air hostess; an injured soldier returning from Afghanistan; and two beleaguered parents moving … Continue reading Book review: Dear Edward