Review: Beneath a Pole Star

Spoiler-free review of ‘Beneath a Pole Star’ by Stef Penney My latest read has been ‘Beneath a Pole Star’ by Stef Penney. This is the first book I have read by this author and I ordered it from Amazon when the hardcover copy was on sale for something like ยฃ6.99 rather than ยฃ18.99! This is…

Healthy Eating Cook Books

I take a look at some the bestselling healthy eating cook books. Over Christmas time there is always a surge of public figures/celebrities bringing out cookbooks. This year was no exception and two social media personalities also got their books into the top 10 on Amazon. The Body Coach – Lean in 15 and Healthy…

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 Fictionย 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…

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. โ€œRoanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we…

February: This months new releases

I look books being released in February 2017. It’s the beginning of the year and after having read the majority of the books I received for Christmas already, I’m on the lookout for new reading material. After searching through Amazon, Waterstones, Whsmiths and all the other book retailers you can think of I have complied…