Eleanor Oliphant and Buddha Da: odes to Glasgow

So I finally got round to reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. This is the book that everyone has been raving about this year, so I don’t know why it took me so long. I…

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Next Year in Havana; historic fiction at its best

So I spent most of the day yesterday reading Next Year in Havana. I know, I know, I know… I did mean to do more with my day but then I just kept thinking one…

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Blog Tour: Half The Lies You Tell Are True

The blurb of Half The Lies You Tell Are True really caught me – when I was approached by the novel’s publisher Paddy’s Daddy Publishing to read and review I thought yes, I want to…

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New Voices 2018: The Tall Man

The Tall Man is going to be one of the most talked about books of 2018. It’s published today and believe me, this is a book you need to read. Never before has a book…

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Ruth Jones and Never Greener at The Hay Festival

Did you know that Ruth Jones (from Gavin & Stacey fame) has now written her debut novel? And did you know it’s brilliant? Yes, if you want something new to read with a fresh voice,…

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