Beautiful World, Where Are You

Beautiful World, Where Are You

I absolutely loved reading Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney and stayed up far too late to get to the end. Rooney writes…

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The Promise

The Promise

Next up on my list of Christmas books was The Promise by Damon Galgut, which won the Booker Prize last year. I started reading it…

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The Locked Room

The Locked Room

I have been waiting with bated breath for the latest gripping instalment in one of my favourite crime series – the Ruth Galloway books by…

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Snow Country

Snow Country

In early February I settled into reading the latest novel from one of my favourite authors Sebastian Faulks (see my blogs on Paris Echo, Where My…

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The Man Who Died Twice

The Man Who Died Twice

Having read and enjoyed The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman last summer, I was pleased when my neighbour lent me the sequel The Man…

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A Narrow Door

A Narrow Door

My first book of the new year was another Christmas present – the dark, psychological thriller A Narrow Door by one of my favourite authors,…

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Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

My second Christmas book, which I read between Christmas and New Year, was the fantastic Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn, which had been recommended to me…

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State of Terror

State of Terror

My first Christmas book was State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny (see my previous blogs on The Book of Gutsy Women, What Happened,…

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Seasonal quartet

Seasonal quartet

I got Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet (as a fan of quartets and trilogies) for my birthday this year and started at the beginning with Autumn. This is a…

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Books of the Year 2021

Books of the Year 2021

This year started with the reverse of last year – in the long winter lockdown I couldn’t stop reading, and it was books that got…

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