Conor’s mother is dying of cancer. Everyday is a tinged with battles, looking after himself, facing the bullies […]
Author Kiley Reid This year I’ve read a lot of books about the African American experience in the […]
Read it for the haunting visuals of Prague and spark and joy of growing up with immigrant parents / grandparents who suffered much so their family could have better.
Author Julia Phillips I think I’ve got a not so secret passion for fiction set in Russia. I’ve […]
Read it for the loss and grief of Sadie, it was brutal like a sharp slap across the face each time she gave voice to her memories. Clearer than this is the slim piece of hope and fulfilment both Sadie and the reader receive at the book’s end.
Author Mary Stewart Linda Martin has just arrived in Paris from London where she’s been for the last seven […]
Author Chris Cleave This is the real reason why no one tells us Africans anything. It is not because […]
Author Candice Carty-Williams Meet Queenie, she’s breaking up with her boyfriend, trying to work out if what’s happening at […]
I finished this book a few nights ago and since then, all my spare thoughts have wandered to it and the people within. Sign of a good read really, when you hark back to moments and characters.
I’ve been looking forward to reading this book for a few months now after I read a glowing review from Emily May on Goodreads. I wasn’t disappointed but I wasn’t blown away either.