Love, Interrupted – Simon Thomas

Published by: Trigger PublishingPages: 200Date released: 20/06/2019Date read: 19/07/2019 Simon Thomas (former Blue Peter presenter, and for so long, the face of Sky Sports Football) reveals how grief nearly destroyed him in his heart-breaking memoir. When Simon lost the woman he had loved for 16 years, the future he’d imagined for their happy family disappearedContinue reading “Love, Interrupted – Simon Thomas”

An Extra Pair of Hands – Kate Mosse

Published by: Wellcome CollectionPages: 208Date released: 03/06/2021Date read: 04/06/2021 As our population ages, more and more of us find ourselves caring for parents and loved ones – some 8.8 million people in the UK. An invisible army of carers holding families together. Here, Kate Mosse tells her own personal story of finding herself a carerContinue reading “An Extra Pair of Hands – Kate Mosse”

Fat Cow, Fat Chance – Dame Jenni Murray

Published by: DoubledayPages: 253Date released: 02/07/2020Date read: 28/05/2021 At sixty-four, Jenni Murray’s weight had become a disability. She avoided the scales, she wore a uniform of baggy black clothes, refused to make connections between her weight and health issues and told herself she was fat and happy. She was certainly fat. But the happy partContinue reading “Fat Cow, Fat Chance – Dame Jenni Murray”

Clothes…and Other Things That Matter – Alexandra Shulman

Published by: CassellPages: 352Date released: 23/04/2020Date read: 01/06/2020 In Clothes…and Other Things That Matter, Alexandra Shulman delves into her own life to look at the emotions, ambitions, expectations and meanings behind the way we dress. In 40 essays covering everything from the bra to the bikini, the trench coat to sneakers, the slip dress toContinue reading “Clothes…and Other Things That Matter – Alexandra Shulman”

The Queens of Animation – Nathalia Holt

Published by: Little, Brown and CompanyPages: 379Date released: 22/10/2019Date read: 08/08/2020 In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives. These women infiltrated the all-male domain of Disney Studios andContinue reading “The Queens of Animation – Nathalia Holt”

Everything I Know About Love – Dolly Alderton

Published by: PenguinPages: 368Date released: 07/02/2019Date read: 18/09/2020 When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist and former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all. In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job, throwing a socially disastrousContinue reading “Everything I Know About Love – Dolly Alderton”

Peter 2.0: The Human Cyborg – Peter Scott-Morgan

Published by: Michael Joseph/Penguin Random HousePages: 310Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 02/04/2021 Peter, a brilliant scientist, is told that he will lose everything he loves. His husband. His family. His friends. His ability to travel the world. All will be gone. But Peter will not give up. He vows that this will not be the endContinue reading “Peter 2.0: The Human Cyborg – Peter Scott-Morgan”

Olive, Mabel and Me – Andrew Cotter

Published by: Black & White PublishingPages: 240Date released: 15/10/2020Date read: 22/12/2020 Olive, Mable and Me is the new book from broadcaster Andrew Cotter and his now internet famous canine companions, Olive and Mable. Olive and Mabel went viral on social media with their sporting contests during the COVID-19 lockdown, with Andrew Cotter’s unique commentary propellingContinue reading “Olive, Mabel and Me – Andrew Cotter”

Quite – Claudia Winkleman

Published by: HQPages: 248Date released: 01/10/2020Date read: 27/12/2020 Claudia Winkelman’s warmth, humour, no-holds-barred attitude and smoky eye have made her the favourite broadcaster of millions and a much-loved household name. In this, her first ever book, Claudia invites us all into her world. She shares her observations on topics such as the important of meltedContinue reading “Quite – Claudia Winkleman”

The Courage to Care – Christie Watson

Published by: Chatto WindusPages: 272Date released: 17/09/2020Date read: 28/12/2021 Nurses have never been more important. We benefit from their expertise in our hospitals and beyond: in our schools, on our streets, in prisons, hospices and care homes. When we feel most alone, nurses remind us that we are not alone at all. In The CourageContinue reading “The Courage to Care – Christie Watson”