When the 2019 Booker Prize longlist was announced, The Man Who Saw Everything was one of the books on the list that intrigued me most. It is a slim book, with this evocative cover bursting with hazy colours of late autumn. Deborah Levy is also an established author with a portfolio of well-regarded works, but … Continue reading Review: The Man Who Saw Everything – Deborah Levy
Shelf Life by Livia Franchini is a quirky novel structured around a shopping list written in the week our central character, Ruth, finds that her relationship of ten years has come to an end. Everyday shopping items like eggs, tomatoes, soup, pizza all take on significance and give us clues which gradually fill in the … Continue reading Review: Shelf Life – Livia Franchini
I've heard some really fantastic book news over the past few days, that have had me squealing and clapping my hands in glee. I can't quite believe that somehow it is August already...but apparently it is. But on the plus side, this means that we're starting to get a glimpse of the fabulous books coming … Continue reading Top 5 Most Anticipated Books!
Head Shot is a beautiful memoir from Victoria Nixon about her life growing up in Yorkshire, and the glamour and grief that follows her life and modelling career. Through a blend of both emotive and funny memories and reflections, as well as many fabulous photographs from the era, Nixon lets us into her world and … Continue reading Review: Head Shot – Victoria Nixon
The concept of the women’s supper club itself in Supper Club is deliciously unashamedly feminist. What happens when women exist in spaces they are told they shouldn’t exist in? When they experience pure joy and act on desires that they’re not supposed to have? When instead of always trying to make themselves smaller and smaller, they make … Continue reading Review: Supper Club – Lara Williams
Nyx is never one to miss a photo opportunity! Here she is in front of the stack of books I read in July, which are looking somewhat colour-themed in a hazy red of summer heat. I have to admit, amongst all the muggy heat and sleepless nights, at times this month I felt too tired … Continue reading July: That’s a Wrap!