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”

The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style – Bethan Holt

Published By: Ryland Peters & SmallPages: 176Released On: 19/04/2022 The past 70 years have seen a 25-year-old Princess transform into a nonagenarian monarch who is respected and loved the world over. A woman whose views are never heard, Queen Elizabeth II has deployed fashion as a means to communicate and signal her position to theContinue reading “The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style – Bethan Holt”

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?”

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”

This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan

Published By: John MurrayPages: 304Released On: 12/05/2022 One morning in June, Abi had her to-do list – drop the kids to school, get coffee and go to work. Jacob had a bad headache so she added ’pick up steroids’. She returned home and found the man she loved and fought and laughed with for twentyContinue reading “This is Not a Pity Memoir – Abi Morgan”

The Real Kenneth Graham – Elisabeth Galvin

Published By: White Owl/Pen & SwordPages: 190Released On: 17/12/2021 He wrote one of the most quintessentially English books, yet Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a Scot. He was four years old when his mother died and his father became an alcoholic, so Kenneth grew up with his grandmother who lived on the banks of the belovedContinue reading “The Real Kenneth Graham – Elisabeth Galvin”

Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga

Published By: UnboundPages: 280Released On: 19/08/2021 Kris was living a totally normal life as a twenty-three-year-old: travelling the world, falling in love, making plans. However, when she found a lump in her boob and was told that it was not only cancer, but also incurable, life took on a completely new meaning. She was diagnosedContinue reading “Glittering a Turd – Kris Hallenga”

The Literary Almanac – Francesca Beauman

Published By: QuercusPages: 191Released On: 30/09/2021 Discover over 300 seasonal book recommendations in the ultimate reading list for book lovers everywhere. Spanning the dreary, cold days of January to the first flushes of spring and then the blazing August heat, bibliophile Francesca Beauman offers up a wealth of book recommendations. From The Count of MonteContinue reading “The Literary Almanac – Francesca Beauman”

Too Many Reasons to Live – Rob Burrow

Published By: MacmillanPages: 304Released On: 19/08/2021 Rob Burrow is one of the greatest rugby league players of all time. And the most inspirational. As a boy, Rob was told he was too small to play the sport. Even when he made his debut for Leeds Rhinos, people wrote him off as a novelty. But RobContinue reading “Too Many Reasons to Live – Rob Burrow”

Fry’s Ties – Stephen Fry

Published By: Michael JosephPages: 320Released On: 16/11/2021 Every single one of Stephen Fry’s ties – whether floral, fluorescent, football themed; striped or spotty, outrageous or simply debonair – tells an intimate tale about a moment in Stephen’s life. Inspired by Stephen’s hugely popular Instagram posts, this book will feature beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations and photographs toContinue reading “Fry’s Ties – Stephen Fry”