Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen

Published by: Ebury Press/PenguinPages: 270Date released: 18/03/2021Date read: 22/03/2021 “Will I wake up?” “There’s a 50:50 chance.” Michael Rosen wasn’t feeling well. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and then he was admitted to hospital, suffering from coronavirus as the nation teetered on the edge of a global pandemic. What followed was months on theContinue reading “Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen”

The Cracks That Let the Light In – Jessica Moxham

Published by: EndeavourPages: 265Date released: 04/03/2021Date read: 20/03/2021 Jessica Moxham thought she was prepared for the experience of motherhood. Armed with advice from friends and family, parenting books and antenatal classes, she felt ready. After giving birth, she found herself facing a different, more uncertain reality. Her son, Ben, was fighting to stay alive. WhenContinue reading “The Cracks That Let the Light In – Jessica Moxham”

The Duchess of Cambridge: A Decade of Modern Royal Style – Bethan Holt

Published by: Ryland Peters SmallPages: 176Date released: 09/02/2021Date read: 09/02/2021 Thrust into the global spotlight on her engagement to Prince William, Kate Middleton chose to wear a sapphire blue wrap dress by London-based label Issa, which promptly sold out. It was the first step in Kate’s evolution to become the modern royal style icon sheContinue reading “The Duchess of Cambridge: A Decade of Modern Royal Style – Bethan Holt”

Intensive Care – Gavin Francis

Published by: Wellcome CollectionPages: 208Date released: 07/01/2021Date read: 23/01/2021 Gavin Francis is a GP who works in both urban and rural communities, splitting his time between Edinburgh and the islands of Orkney. When the pandemic ripped through our society he saw how it affected every walk of life: the anxious teenager, the isolated care homeContinue reading “Intensive Care – Gavin Francis”

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You – Adam Kay

Published by: OrionPages: 408Date released: 09/07/2020Date read: 10/07/2020 Created and edited by Adam Kay, DEAR NHS, features household names telling their personal stories of the health service. Contributors include Joanna Lumley, Naomie Harris, Kate Tempest, Lee Child, Tanni Grey Thomson, Bill Bryson, Trevor McDonald, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin, Stanley Tucci and many, many more. TheContinue reading “Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You – Adam Kay”

Heal Me – Julia Buckley

Published by: MacmillanPages: 512Date released: 14/01/2021Date read: 16/01/2021 Jessie Buckley needs a miracle. Like a third of the UK population, she has a chronic pain condition. According to her doctors, it can’t be cured. She doesn’t believe them. She does believe in miracles, though. It’s just a question of tracking one down. Julia’s search forContinue reading “Heal Me – Julia Buckley”

How to Make a Dress – Jenny Packham

Published by: Ebury PressPages: 272Date released: 04/03/2021Date read: 06/03/2021 Jenny Packham is one of Britain’s leading designers and most in-demand couturiers, known for her exquisite dresses made for brides, celebrities and even royalty. In How to Make a Dress, she explores her creative journey in a brilliant meditation on life and style. Beginning with theContinue reading “How to Make a Dress – Jenny Packham”