The Museum of Lost Love: beautiful and poignant

The Museum of Lost Love is a powerful stripped back narrative. It exposes the raw, emotional turmoil of love set against a backdrop of violence and war. This novel had a profound effect on me…

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The Strawberry Thief: beautifully stirring the senses

I was mesmerised reading The Strawberry Thief. It is such a beautiful and evocative read; truly enchanting. The Strawberry Thief is the latest Chocolat novel by Joanne Harris; and dare I say, I think it’s…

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The Ones To Watch: Must Reads in 2019 (Part Two)

If you remember back in January I set myself a New Year’s resolution to write a blog post every couple of months to give you a heads up of new books that just can’t be…

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2018 wrap up; my top books of the year

Arrgh! I’ve finally narrowed down my favourite books of the year to the magical number of 10. It’s been hard but hey, I’ve just about managed to do it. What can I say, it’s been…

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Once Upon A River: a novel to truly savour

Once upon a River is brilliant. It is probably one of the most skillful novels I have ever read and it had me captivated from beginning to end. Brimming with intrigue, folklore and magical realism,…

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