The Dictionary of Lost Words – Pip Williams

Published by: Chatto WindusPages: 336Date released: 08/04/2021Date read: 13/05/2021 In 1901, the word ‘bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the Scriptorium, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team ofContinue reading “The Dictionary of Lost Words – Pip Williams”

The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

Published by: Legend PressPages: 264Date released: 02/03/2021Date read: 17/03/2021 Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary’sContinue reading “The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner”