Richard & Judy Book Club – Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 Richard & Judy Book Club reads. I first came across the Richard and Judy book club during their Summer 2011 reads when I worked a Whsmiths. The book club is in association with Whsmiths so it’s no surprise we came across them while working there. One of my top 5 favourite books…

The Long List

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Long List. Hooray, finally the long list of 16 authors who are in the running to win this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction have been revealed! Have a listen to my podcast below: All the images featured in this blog post can be found by clicking here. To find…

Graphic Novels – The Walking Dead

I take a brief look at the Graphic Novel book genre Now, it could be argued that the graphic novel isn’t actually a book genre, but it provides reading material (albeit with a lot more images than a conventional book) and is a form of reading that a lot of people enjoy. This month, for…

My Top 5

A list of my favourite ever books! I thought long and hard about this list and I decided to write it as so many of the books on the list have been recommended to me by other people. I always take up an offer of reading a book if someone recommends it to me and…

Book themed bars

My visit to Mr Fogg’s Tavern based on the novel Phileas Fogg – Around the World in 80 days. Firstly, I’ll start by telling you where I got the idea for this blog post. When I went to watch the Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London I did some research online as I…

Books to Big Screen

The first edition of my podcast named “Books to Big Screen” looks at upcoming book to movie adaptations being released in cinemas in 2017. Please click below to listen: *Disclaimer* I do not own the rights to copyrighted material featured in this podcast and blog post. Let me know what your thoughts are on book…

His Bloody Project

An in depth review of my latest read: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet. Before this book was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize I don’t think many people can admit that they had heard of the novel or the author. It first came to my attention when it came up as a best…

March – Book of the Month

My top pick for March 2017. The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel Publication date: 9th March 2017 In her first adult novel author Amy Engel explores the themes of families, riches and how everything is not always as it seems. “Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we…