I'm sure many of us are longing for summer (when hopefully life might be getting back to normal - or a new normal) but why not give yourself a little taste of what’s (fingers crossed) to come with Mandy Baggot’s latest novel. Largely set in one of my favourite places, Corfu, you can almost feel the… Continue reading ARC Book Review and Blog Tour: My Greek Island Summer. #MandyBaggot20
Journalism and the environment are two of my favourite things - and I was lucky to be able to combine them as a career. It is for that reason I have a rule about steering away from fiction featuring them. You know what it’s like when your job is on a tv show or in… Continue reading ARC Review: The Five Year Plan.
As I was reading Shari Low’s new book I was reminded of the first line from Philip Larkin’s popular poem, This Be The Verse, ‘They f**k you up, your mum and dad'. We see that in action across three generations in This Is Me, going from one extreme to another - although I know which… Continue reading Book Tour: This Is Me.
I was just over a third of the way through A Summer Of New Beginnings when I had to put it aside and start looking up sleeper trains and the North Coast 500. One of the best things about this book is that Lisa Hobman’s love for Scotland, and the Highlands in particular, shines through… Continue reading Book Review: A Summer Of New Beginnings.