A Funny Life – Michael McIntyre

Published By: MacmillanPages: 352Released On: 14/10/2021 Michael’s first book ended with his big break at the 2006 Royal Variety Performance. Waking up the next morning in the tiny rented flat he shared with his wife Kitty and their one-year-old son, he was beyond excited at the new glamorous world of show business. Unfortunately, he wasContinue reading “A Funny Life – Michael McIntyre”

Magpie – Elizabeth Day

Published By: 4th EstatePages: 256Released On: 02/09/2021 She has almost everything. The rest she’ll take. Marisa may have only known Jake a few months, but she has never felt this certain about anyone. When he asks her to move in with him and they start trying for a baby, she knows she has finally foundContinue reading “Magpie – Elizabeth Day”

Taste – Stanley Tucci

Published By: Penguin, Fig TreePages: 320Released On: 07/10/2021 Before Stanley Tucci became a household name with The Devil Wears Prada, The Hunger Games, and the perfect Negroni, he grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the table. He shared the magic of those meals with us in The Tucci CookbookContinue reading “Taste – Stanley Tucci”

This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay

Published By: PicadorPages: 280Date Released: 12/09/2017 Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay’s “This is Going to Hurt” provides aContinue reading “This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay”

This Much Is True – Miriam Margolyes

Published By: John Murray (Hachette)Pages: 448Released On: 16/09/2021 BAFTA-winning actor, voice of everything from Monkey to the Cadbury’s Caramel Rabbit, creator of a myriad of unforgettable characters from Lady Whiteadder to Professor Sprout, Miriam is the nation’s favourite (and naughtiest) treasure. Now, at the age of 80, she has finally decided to tell her extraordinaryContinue reading “This Much Is True – Miriam Margolyes”

How To Kill Your Family – Bella Mackie

Published By: Borough PressPages: 368Date Published: 22/07/2021 I have killed several people (some brutally, others calmly) and yet I currently languish in jail for a murder I did not commit. When I think about what I actually did, I feel somewhat sad that nobody will ever know about the complex operation that I undertook. GettingContinue reading “How To Kill Your Family – Bella Mackie”

The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman – Julietta Henderson

Published by: Bantam PressPages: 311Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 31/05/2021 What do you get when you cross a painfully awkward son, lofty comedic ambition and a dead best friend? Norman. Norman and Jax were a legendary comedic duo in waiting. They had a plan to take them all the way to the Edinburgh Fringe in justContinue reading “The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman – Julietta Henderson”

I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 290Date released: 31/05/2018Date read: 03/10/2018 A childhood illness she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. A terrifying encounter on a remote path. A mismanaged labour in an understaffed hospital. This is a memoir with a difference: seventeen encounters with Maggie at differentContinue reading “I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell”

How to Treat People – Molly Case

Published by: VikingPages: 280Date released: 18/04/2019Date read: 05/05/2019 As a teenager, Molly Case underwent an operation that saved her life. Nearly a decade later, she finds herself in the operating room again – this time as a trainee nurse. She learns to care for her patients, sharing not only in their pain, but also life-affirmingContinue reading “How to Treat People – Molly Case”

The Comfort Book – Matt Haig

Published By: CanongatePages: 272Date Published: 06/07/2021Date Read: 07/07/2021 A manual of reflections for an increasingly stressful world. Nothing is stronger than a small hope that doesn’t give up. A collection of little islands of hope, The Comfort Book gathers consolations and stories that give us new ways of seeing ourselves and the world. Matt Haig’sContinue reading “The Comfort Book – Matt Haig”