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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Blog Tour: All That Was Lost

All That Was Lost is such an original and emotionally intelligent read; it is a must read. Yes, this book focuses on death and grief, but don’t let that mislead you; it is not depressing.…

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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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Blog Tour: The Life Of A Banana

What I assumed to be a quirky title The Life Of A Banana was what attracted me to this book, but to refer to it as ‘quirky’ is so wrong; this is a touching, funny…

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Underwater Breathing; a sublime, tender read

Underwater Breathing┬áliterally tore my heart in two; I swear I cried all the way through. If like me, you are attracted to character driven stories that explore family, love and loss, Underwater Breathing is a…

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