Blog Tour: This Green and Pleasant Land – Ayisha Malik

This Green and Pleasant Land is a charming book about community, and in particular what that means in modern-day, multicultural Britain. The novel begins with a series of big changes in Bilal Hasham's life: his mother has just died, his elderly Aunt Rukhsana has just come to live with him, and his marriage is going through … Continue reading Blog Tour: This Green and Pleasant Land – Ayisha Malik

Blog Tour: The Jane Austen Society – Natalie Jenner

When I first heard about The Jane Austen Society, I knew it sounded like exactly what I was looking for right now - a story about village life, community and the love of reading. It is set in the 1940s in the village of Chawton in Hampshire, where Jane Austen lived for several years. I grew … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Jane Austen Society – Natalie Jenner

A Modern Family – by Helga Flatland | @HelgaFlatland @rosie_hedger @OrendaBooks

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for A Modern Family, by Helga Flatland! From the outset, I knew this was going to be a book that I loved - a book that pulls out the many intricate and meaningful narratives that are hidden within seemingly everyday lives and events. Reading this book feels … Continue reading A Modern Family – by Helga Flatland | @HelgaFlatland @rosie_hedger @OrendaBooks

My Mother’s Daughter – Ann O’Loughlin

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for My Mother's Daughter, by Ann O'Loughlin! I realised recently that every single one of the books I've reviewed since I started my blog have been by women! What better way to continue this fortuitous trend, than with a book all about women, and what it means … Continue reading My Mother’s Daughter – Ann O’Loughlin

The Botanist’s Daughter – Kayte Nunn

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for the beautiful The Botanist’s Daughter, by Kayte Nunn. The Botanist's Daughter takes us on an immense voyage, following two women who are centuries and oceans apart. In present day Australia, Anna is mourning the loss of her Grandmother Gus, and has somewhat lost her way in … Continue reading The Botanist’s Daughter – Kayte Nunn