November 12, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: The Museum of Words by Georgia Blain

In late 2015, Georgia Blain was diagnosed with a tumour sitting right in the language centre of her brain. Prior to this, Georgia’s only warning had been a niggling sense that her speech was slightly awry [...]
November 11, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: The Locksmith’s Daughter by Karen Brooks

In a world where no one can be trusted and secrets are currency, one woman stands without fear. Mallory Bright is the only daughter of London’s master locksmith. For her there is no lock too elaborate [...]
November 9, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: Beyond The Orchard by Anna Romer

Lucy Briar has arrived home in turmoil after years overseas. She’s met her fiancé in London and has her life mapped out, but something is holding her back. Hoping to ground herself and find answers [...]
November 8, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

You might also like to read my review of Anaesthesia by Kate Cole-Adams: BOOK REVIEW: Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and The Mystery of Consciousness by […]
November 7, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW:

A small town hides big secrets in this atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper. In the grip of the worst drought in a century, the farming community of Kiewarra is facing life and death choices daily when three members [...]
November 6, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands – the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard[...]
October 14, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: Molly & Pim & The Millions of Stars by Martine Murray

You might also love to read my review on Verity Sparks Lost and Found here: BOOK REVIEW: Verity Sparks, Lost and Found by Susan Green  
October 12, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon [...]
October 11, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: Educated by Tara Westover

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs [...]