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”

The Confession – Jessie Burton

Published by: PicadorPages: 455Date released: 24/09/2019Date read: 10/01/2020 One winter’s afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to L.A, a city of strange dreamsContinue reading “The Confession – Jessie Burton”

Writers & Lovers – Lily King

Published by: PicadorPages: 256Date released: 28/05/2020Date read: 28/05/2020 Blindsided by her mother’s sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child gold prodigy, she now waitsContinue reading “Writers & Lovers – Lily King”

Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth MacNeal

Published by: PicadorPages: 384Date released: 13/05/2021Date read: 23/05/2021 1866. in a coastal village in southern England, Nell picks violets for a living. Set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin, Nell’s world is her beloved brother and devotion to the sea. But when Jasper Jupiter’s Circus of Wonders arrives inContinue reading “Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth MacNeal”

Dear Reader – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Published by: PicadorPages: 230Date released: 17/09/2020Date read: 28/09/2020 “Reading has saved my life, again and again, and has held my hand through every difficult time”. For as long as she can remember, Cathy Rentzenbrink has lost and found herself in stories. Growing up she was rarely seen without her nose in a book and readContinue reading “Dear Reader – Cathy Rentzenbrink”

The Sleeping Beauties – Suzanne O’Sullivan

Published by: PicadorPages: 326Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 10/04/2021 Suzanne O’Sullivan’s “The Sleeping Beauties” I an exploration of different aspects of psychosomatic disorders, mass hysteria, culture bound syndromes (a set of symptoms that exist only within a particular society), using as its starting point a particular case of more than 400 migrant children in Sweden whoContinue reading “The Sleeping Beauties – Suzanne O’Sullivan”

Before The Coffee Gets Cold #1 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Published by: PicadorPages: 213Date released: 19/09/2019Date read: 11/05/2020 In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time. In Before the Coffee Gets Cold,Continue reading “Before The Coffee Gets Cold #1 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi”

Luster – Raven Leilani

Published by: PicadorPages: 240Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 16/02/2021 Edie is just trying to survive. She’s messing up in her dead-end admin job in her all-white office, is sleeping with all the wrong men, and has failed at the only thing that meant anything to her, painting. No one seems to care that she doesn’t reallyContinue reading “Luster – Raven Leilani”