Sometimes you can tell how much you’re going to like a book from very early on – and, for me, The Girl At The Window was a five star read right from the start. I stayed up way too late and woke up way too early in a bid to keep finding out more of … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl At The Window.
From the first sentence, this book felt big, epic, a magnum opus. The Other Half Of Augusta Hope reminded me of a whirlpool with two powerful stories chasing each other, getting ever closer. There is violence and destruction in the vortex but also beauty and hope. It’s amazing to think this remarkable book is Joanna … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Half Of Augusta Hope.
Fun fact: When I was a teenager, I was completely obsessed with Harley Davidson motorbikes – despite having never even sat on one, let alone gone for a ride. Actually, there must still be some Harley love inside me because when I saw a bike on the beautiful cover of Sue McDonagh’s book, Summer At … Continue reading Book Review: Summer At The Art Cafe.
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.