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”

Dear Reader – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Published by: PicadorPages: 230Date released: 17/09/2020Date read: 28/09/2020 “Reading has saved my life, again and again, and has held my hand through every difficult time”. For as long as she can remember, Cathy Rentzenbrink has lost and found herself in stories. Growing up she was rarely seen without her nose in a book and readContinue reading “Dear Reader – Cathy Rentzenbrink”

Toksvig’s Almanac – Sandi Toksvig

Published by: Orion PublishingPages: 360Date released: 12/11/2020Date read: 20/11/2020 Let Sandi Toksvig guide you on an eclectic meander through the calendar, illuminating neglected corners of history to tell tales of the fascinating figures you didn’t learn about at school. From revolutionary women to serial killers, pirate nuns to pioneering civil rights activists, doctors to dancingContinue reading “Toksvig’s Almanac – Sandi Toksvig”

The Sleeping Beauties – Suzanne O’Sullivan

Published by: PicadorPages: 326Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 10/04/2021 Suzanne O’Sullivan’s “The Sleeping Beauties” I an exploration of different aspects of psychosomatic disorders, mass hysteria, culture bound syndromes (a set of symptoms that exist only within a particular society), using as its starting point a particular case of more than 400 migrant children in Sweden whoContinue reading “The Sleeping Beauties – Suzanne O’Sullivan”

The Hidden Facts of Fashion – Fashionary

Published by: Fashionary InternationalPages: 190Date released: 2019Date read: 07/01/2021 The Hidden Facts of Fashion is not just a book of random facts – it’s a combination of fashion, fun, surprise, knowledge, and helpful hacks. Brought to life with photographs and illustrations, The Hidden Facts of Fashion will enrich your fashion knowledge across 80 different topics,Continue reading “The Hidden Facts of Fashion – Fashionary”

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”

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”