March's round-up of books new and old
I read 13 books in January - here are some of my favourites to save you time choosing
Nearly 90 books read in 2022 - here are some of my new favourites
A very short novella to occupy you for a couple of hours. Translated from French, it follows young Leonard dealing with his actions over the course of a super hot weekend and young Oscar's life - and he did nothing to help him.
Another encounter with Lapena's Detective Rasbach who investigates a woman suffering amnesia after a crash near a murder scene. A somewhat predictable telling by the author, yet she continues to throw in the occasional curveball
I’m a bit late to the party with one of the most iconic books ever written… Margaret Atwood’s novel which she is best known for: The Handmaid’s Tale. First written in 1980s, Atwood’s work is a great piece of feminist fiction – whilst it may not seem it, she drips information of whether or not [...]
‘… in life are free!’ Don’t tell me you didn’t just sing or think that too when you read the title! As one half of the original Great British Bake Off Mel & Sue duo, comic Mel Giedroyc’s debut novel is full of laughs and relatable occurrences in the Parker family, apart from they live [...]
I LOVE skiing. This book brought back all the memories of the annual ski trips I would go on. However, this novels explains why I prefer mine without a murder...
What happens when a family is torn apart? Persaud's heartfelt novel addresses poignant tender moments of love, betrayal, rage, forgiveness, and themes of homophobia in her debut novel. Beautifully written and moving
Elizabeth Day's Sunday Times bestselling novel delving into aristocracy and the lives of Martin and Ben, and why they are forever entwined...