Blog Tour: Pieces of Me

This is a book that hooked me in straight away. It is a brilliantly crafted novel that exposes the emotional destruction of war and conflict. It is a novel that is raw and it broke…

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Together: The ideal book group pick

In all our years of book group, I swear I don’t think a book has caused so much wrangle and debate between us as Together. Even after a few weeks of us meeting to discuss…

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Betsy & Lilibet: a regal delight

I spent my weekend reading Betsy & Lilibet; and for me it was such a lovely way to spend my Saturday and Sunday. This is a novel full of wit, nostalgia and pathos. It made…

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The Key; the heartbreaking page turner of the autumn

Very rarely do I give a book my top rating of five stars, but crikey The Key by Kathryn Hughes definitely deserves five stars. It is a compelling story with flawed and very real characters,…

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Take Nothing With You by Patrick Gale: beautifully symbolic

Renowned author Patrick Gale has his new novel Take Nothing With You coming out very soon (21 August 2018) and wey hey, I was one of the lucky ones to receive an advance copy. This…

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