Read all about my evening at Waterstones Piccadilly listening to Lauren Groff discuss her latest work, a short story collection entitled 'Florida'.
Philippa Gregory's novel, The Other Boleyn Girl, has enjoyed worldwide acclaim since its initial 2001 publication. HarperCollins have released this gripping novel in audiobook format. Find out what I thought about it here!
Find out what's stood out in my reading this week. Spoiler: my 'Big Book Weekender' read is involved.
Stay With Me is one of the most moving novels I’ve probably ever read, with a vibrant cast of characters that bring this Yoruba community in Nigeria to life. This is going to be a long review: I’ll do my best to avoid proper spoilers, but some small ones may filter through. I have many thoughts!
I'm adding a new weekly feature on my blog! Words of the Week will allow me to take stock of my reading each week, and think about what words/phrases/quotes stood out from the books, and why. You can read my first post here:
This psychological thriller is a compelling read, a remarkable debut to the genre by Claire Allan. When a young woman is hit by a speeding car, a community is left in stunned grief. But one onlooker takes more of an interest in the young woman’s death - and life - than anyone, and soon finds herself overwhelmed by what she discovers.
People often profess to love reading because books open their eyes to new ways of seeing and living in our world. This compelling debut novel by Joe Heap does exactly that, exploring what it means to see the world anew.