Hello Book Lover, During lockdown I have still continued to meet up with my book club, although it's been rather different. In the normal world we would take a number of weeks, maybe even months to finish reading a book, set a date only for it to be rearranged a gazillion times before buying the… Continue reading Review – I Captue the Castle by Dodi Smith.
Hello Book Lover, You know it's going to be a great book when it's been two hours and you are lay in a stone cold bath, pissing yourself laughing, taking photos of paragraphs and texting them to your mates, this is what happened last week when I started and finished Boy Parts in a little… Continue reading Review – Boy Parts by Eliza Clark.
Hello Book Lover, I know it's Tuesday, so technically not the beginning of the week, but I am here with a second installment of My Week in Books. Last Monday I posted the three books I was planning to read in the week ahead, turns out public declaring what you are reading in a blog post… Continue reading My Week in Books.
Hello Book Lover, When Tandem Collective sent their monthly email with regards to their readalongs, 'Restless' stood out like an intriguing, exciting sore thumb! As you know, I adore translated fiction anyway, there was something a bit special about the synopsis that really drew me in, I knew I wanted to read it. Synopsis. A… Continue reading Review – Restless by Kenneth Moe. Translated by Alison McCullough.
Hello Book Lover, I am going to be testing out a shorter blog post where I look at the books I am going to be reading during the week ahead, I am hoping this will turn into a weekly blog post. I have chosen three books for this week, there could always be more, in… Continue reading My Week in Books.
Hello Book Lover, How have you been? It's been a while, Covid19, working from home, toddler wrangling and life have well and truly beaten me and impacted on my ability to write. I have still managed to read, but finding time to sit and carve out blog posts has been really tricky. However, I feel… Continue reading My 20 Books of Summer 2020.
Hello Book Lover, Today I am very excited to be part of the blog tour and share my thoughts on 'The Mystery of Henri Pick' by David Foenkinos. Those who follow my blog know that I am a huge fan of translated fiction, so when I heard that, after four years of championing foreign language television Walter… Continue reading Review – The Mystery of Henri Pick by David Foenkinos
Hello Book Lover, I am an absolute sucker for the genre crime fiction, I will take it in any shape or form, usually the darker the better. Boy, do some of these stories get dark! Over the past couple of years I have come to realise that there is an amazing crime writing community here… Continue reading Review – Afraid of the Light Anthology.
Hello Book Lover, It is my stop today on the blog tour for 'Conjure Women', when 4th Estate Books got into contact and asked if I would be interested in joining the blog tour for 'Conjure Women', I said "yes, please!". I had heard whispers about this incredible debut with comparisons being made to 'Stay… Continue reading Review: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora.
Hello Book Lover, So, first things first I had great plans for the above picture namely on a beach, against some rocks but unfortunately lockdown happened. Regardless of my picture faux paux, this book is insanely good, when Jordan from Peepal Press got in touch and asked if I would like a review copy, I… Continue reading Review: The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey.