Book review: When I Wake Up by Jessica Jarlvi

When I Wake Up by Jessica Jarlvi Publication date:  01 June 2017 Genre: General Fiction (Adult), Mystery & Thrillers Length*:  5 hours 21 mins (*based on the time it took me to read this title) Published by:  Aria Fiction Available at:  Amazon.co.uk, Goodreads My rating: 2 out of 5 Description A breathtaking, heart-pounding, dark debut, sure to delight fans of The Girl on … Continue reading Book review: When I Wake Up by Jessica Jarlvi

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Book Review: The Night Brother by Rosie Garland

The Night Brother by Rosie Garland Publication date:  01 June 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Length*:  6 hours 17 mins (*based on the time it took me to read this title) Published by:  The Borough Press, HarperFiction, HarperCollins UK Available at:  Amazon.co.uk, Goodreads My rating: 3 out of 5       Description From the author of The Palace of Curiosities and Vixen … Continue reading Book Review: The Night Brother by Rosie Garland

Book review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
 Publication date:  18 May 2017 (UK) Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Length*:  4 hours 45 mins (*based on the time it took me to read this title)
Published by:  HarperCollins, HarperFiction Available at:  Amazon.co.uk, Goodreads My rating: 4 out of 5 Description A stunning debut. Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not … Continue reading Book review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Book review: Little Gold by Allie Rogers

Little Gold by Allie Rogers Publication date:  02 May 2017 Genre:  General Fiction (Adult), Literary Fiction Length*:  4 hours 30 mins (*based on the time it took me to read this title) Published by:  Legend Press Available at:  Amazon.co.uk, Goodreads My rating: 5 out of 5 Description: 'Life affirming and triumphant' Mark A. Radcliffe 'Wonderfully moving and atmospheric' Catherine Hall … Continue reading Book review: Little Gold by Allie Rogers

Teaser: The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Philips

I subscribe to Pushkin Press's email newsletter (https://shop.pushkinpress.com/ - look for the sign up link at the top of the page), and a couple of days ago it dropped a little link to the first chapter of The Beautiful Bureaucrat into my inbox. Like a hook-in for the bookish, they are teasing you with a … Continue reading Teaser: The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Philips

Book review: When the Wind Blows by Marguerite Sheen

When the Wind Blows by Marguerite Steen Publication date:  31st March 2017 Genre:  Literary Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers Length*:  5 hours 30 mins (*based on the time it took me to read this title) Publication date: 31 March 2017 Published by:  Endeavour Press Available at:  Amazon.co.uk, Goodreads My rating: 3 out of 5   Description On Calvary, the wind never … Continue reading Book review: When the Wind Blows by Marguerite Sheen

Podcast: Robert Harris on World Book Club

BBC's World Book Club talks to Robert Harris about his novel Imperium, the first in his Cicero series, first published in 2006. He reveals why he decided to write a series of novels set in the cut-throat politics of the ancient world and gives a fascinating insight into the characters which made up the ancient Roman … Continue reading Podcast: Robert Harris on World Book Club