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”

The Kitchen Cabinet – Annie Gray

Published By: Ebury/Penguin Random HousePages: 336Released On: 30/09/2021 The official ”The Kitchen Cabinet” compendium is here at last, with over 100 hours of dinner table talk distilled into this handy almanac, a year in the life of our kitchens to aid you in yours. Open up to find food tips and tricks, stories, recipes, anecdotesContinue reading “The Kitchen Cabinet – Annie Gray”

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 Course of Love – Alain de Botton

Published by: PenguinPages: 222Date released: 26/01/2017Date read: 30/04/2021 Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after? This is a love story with a difference. From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender,Continue reading “The Course of Love – Alain de Botton”

Everything I Know About Love – Dolly Alderton

Published by: PenguinPages: 368Date released: 07/02/2019Date read: 18/09/2020 When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist and former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all. In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job, throwing a socially disastrousContinue reading “Everything I Know About Love – Dolly Alderton”

The Summer Job – Lizzy Dent

Published by: VikingPages: 320Date released: 15/04/2021Date read: 23/04/2021  Have you ever imagined running away from your life? Well Birdy Finch didn’t just imagine it. She did it. Which might’ve been an error. And the life she’s run into? Her best friend, Heather’s. The only problem is, she hasn’t told Heather. Actually, there are a fewContinue reading “The Summer Job – Lizzy Dent”

Peter 2.0: The Human Cyborg – Peter Scott-Morgan

Published by: Michael Joseph/Penguin Random HousePages: 310Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 02/04/2021 Peter, a brilliant scientist, is told that he will lose everything he loves. His husband. His family. His friends. His ability to travel the world. All will be gone. But Peter will not give up. He vows that this will not be the endContinue reading “Peter 2.0: The Human Cyborg – Peter Scott-Morgan”

Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen

Published by: Ebury Press/PenguinPages: 270Date released: 18/03/2021Date read: 22/03/2021 “Will I wake up?” “There’s a 50:50 chance.” Michael Rosen wasn’t feeling well. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and then he was admitted to hospital, suffering from coronavirus as the nation teetered on the edge of a global pandemic. What followed was months on theContinue reading “Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen”

The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

Published by: PenguinPages: 382Date released: 03/09/2020Date read: 14/09/2020 In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty, but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. When aContinue reading “The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman”