What Writers Read – Pandora Sykes (Ed)

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 208Released On: 01/11/2022 In this love letter to reading, curated by Pandora Sykes in aid of the National Literacy Trust, bestselling and beloved writers share their favourite books: the ones they hold most dearly, that they return to time and again and that helped make them the writers they are. ***** I’veContinue reading “What Writers Read – Pandora Sykes (Ed)”

The Whispering Muse – Laura Purcell

Published By: Raven BloomsburyPages: 304Released On: 02/02/2023 Be careful what you wish for… it may just come true. At The Mercury Theatre in London’s West End, rumours are circulating of a curse. It is said that the lead actress Lilith has made a pact with Melpomene, the tragic muse of Greek mythology, to become theContinue reading “The Whispering Muse – Laura Purcell”

WishYouWas – Alexandra Page

Published By: Bloomsbury ChildrenPages: 288Released On: 30/09/2021 It’s 1952 in smog-shrouded London. Christmas might be fast approaching, but with her mum away and Uncle Frank busy running the post office, Penny Black is lonelier than ever. All that changes when Penny discovers a small, fluffy, funny, springy and – most importantly – talking creature in the postContinue reading “WishYouWas – Alexandra Page”

Breadsong: How Baking Changed Our Lives – Kitty and Al Tait

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 458Released On: 28/04/2022 “If you had told me at 14 when I couldn’t even get out of bed with depression and anxiety that three years later I would have written a book I would never have believed you. But here it is – the story of the Orange Bakery. How I wentContinue reading “Breadsong: How Baking Changed Our Lives – Kitty and Al Tait”

Ghost Lover – Lisa Taddeo

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 240Released On: 14/06/2022 Behind anonymous screens, an army of cool and beautiful girls manage the dating service Ghost Lover, a forwarding system for text messages that promises to spare you the anguish of trying to stay composed while communicating with your crush. At a star-studded political fundraiser in a Los Angeles mansion,Continue reading “Ghost Lover – Lisa Taddeo”

Old Rage – Sheila Hancock

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 272Released On: 09/06/2022 Sheila Hancock looked like she was managing old age. She had weathered and even thrived in widowhood, taking on acting roles that would have been demanding for a woman half her age. She had energy, friends, a devoted family, a lovely home. She could still remember her lines. SoContinue reading “Old Rage – Sheila Hancock”

Wonderdog – Jules Howard

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 288Released On: 12/05/2022 Almost everywhere there are humans on planet Earth, there are dogs. But what do dogs know and understand of the world? Do their emotions feel like our own? Do they love like we do? What do they think of us? Since our alliance first began on the hunt andContinue reading “Wonderdog – Jules Howard”

Medusa – Jessie Burton

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 224Released On: 28/10/2021 Exiled to a far-flung island by the whims of the gods, Medusa has little company except the snakes that adorn her head instead of hair. But when a charmed, beautiful boy called Perseus arrives on the island, her lonely existence is disrupted with the force of a supernova, unleashingContinue reading “Medusa – Jessie Burton”

Metronome – Tom Watson

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 320Released On: 31/03/2022 Not all that is hidden is lost. For twelve hears Aina and Whitney have been in exile on an island for a crime they committed together, tethered to a croft by pills they must take for survival every eight hours. They’ve kept busy – Aina with her garden, herContinue reading “Metronome – Tom Watson”

Violeta – Isabel Allende

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 336Released On: 25/01/2022 Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons. From the start, her life will be marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish Flu arrivesContinue reading “Violeta – Isabel Allende”