Book group pick: Holy Island, a DCI Ryan Mystery by L.J Ross

So my fellow book groupies and I met the other night (over a few wines) for book group in which we discussed and reviewed the first book in the DCI Ryan Mystery series Holy Island.…

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My DisOrganised Life: an ideal read for holiday…

I was sent a copy My DisOrganised Life to read and review which I was excited about as the title sparked my interest. I have to admit though, when I started reading it I was…

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A story of toxic masculinity: One of the Boys

Over the last few years there has been a rise in domestic noir fiction; you only need to think of Girl on a Train, Gone Girl and I Let You Go to realise that domestic…

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Reader, I Married Him: the benefits of reading a short story

I read on the BBC news website the other day that us Brits just don’t have the time to read anymore. According to a new survey by The Reading Agency, 67% of us would like…

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Exit West: Dystopia, magical fantasy and emotional truth

This is a book that everyone must read. Never before has the timing of a novel been so poignant as it explores the themes of migration, refugees and jingoistic nationalism. When the author Mohsin Hamid…

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