I’m Sorry You Feel That Way – Rebecca Wait

Published By: QuercusPages: 400Released On: 07/07/2022 For Alice and Hanna, saint and sinner, growing up is a trial. There is their mother, who takes a divide and conquer approach to child-rearing, and their father, who takes an absent one. There is their older brother, Michael, whose disapproval is a force to be reckoned with. ThereContinue reading “I’m Sorry You Feel That Way – Rebecca Wait”

The Measure – Nikki Erlick

Published By: HarperCollinsPages: 400Released On: 05/07/2022 It seems like any other day: You wake up, pour a cup of coffee, and head out. But today when you open your front door, waiting for you is a small wooden box. This box holds your fate inside: the answer to the exact number of years you willContinue reading “The Measure – Nikki Erlick”

Do No Harm – Jack Jordan

Published By: Simon and SchusterPages: 432Released On: 26/05/2022 MY CHILD HAS BEEN TAKEN.AND I’VE BEEN GIVEN A CHOICE . . .KILL A PATIENT ON THE OPERATING TABLEOR LOSE MY SON FOREVER. The man lies on the table in front of me.As a surgeon, it’s my job to save him.As a mother, I know I mustContinue reading “Do No Harm – Jack Jordan”

Meredith, Alone – Claire Alexander

Published By: Michael JosephPages: 400Released On: 09/06/2022 Meredith Maggs hasn’t left her house in 1,214 days. But she insists she isn’t alone. She has her cat, Fred. Her friend Sadie visits when she can. There’s her online support group, StrengthInNumbers. She has her jigsaws, favourite recipes, her beloved Emily Dickinson, the internet, the Tesco deliveryContinue reading “Meredith, Alone – Claire Alexander”

Between the Covers – should it be left on the shelf?

As I’m sure all book lovers know, Between the Covers is a talk show aired on BBC, hosted by Sara Cox, now in its fourth series (as of May 2022). She is joined by four celebrities, and they all discuss their favourite books, along with an upcoming release or book of the moment. For anyContinue reading “Between the Covers – should it be left on the shelf?”

Lessons in Chemistry – Bonnie Garmus

Published By: DoubledayPages: 400Released On: 05/04/2022 Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute take a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: CalvinContinue reading “Lessons in Chemistry – Bonnie Garmus”

The Murder Rule – Dervla McTiernan

Published By: Harper CollinsPages: 400Released On: 12/05/2022 First Rule: Make them like you.Second Rule: Make them need you.Third Rule: Make them pay. They think I’m a young, idealistic law student, that I’m passionate about reforming a corrupt and brutal system. They think I’m working hard to impress them. They think I’m here to save anContinue reading “The Murder Rule – Dervla McTiernan”

My Favourite Books of 2021: Part 2

*Contains Spoilers* Thanks for coming back to see what my favourite books of 2021, July-December, were. I hope you enjoyed reading the first part, and I hope you find some new books to read here 😊 JULY When Wallace Price is collected from his own funeral, he starts to believe he may actually be dead.Continue reading “My Favourite Books of 2021: Part 2”

My Favourite Books of 2021: Part 1

*Contains Spoilers* At the start of 2021, I aimed to read 100 books before the year was out. Not we’re at the final days and I can announce I managed to read 200! Reading is not a competition and whether you’ve read 1 or 100, the fact you’re reading at all is all that matters.Continue reading “My Favourite Books of 2021: Part 1”

What Did I Read in 2021?

2021 has been such a busy year for me reading-wise. Luckily (or un-luckily, depending on your angle), I lost my job at the end of 2020, which has meant the majority of this year has been freed up for me to read. And read I have. There have been some outstanding books this year (I’llContinue reading “What Did I Read in 2021?”