Career goals gone wrong: The Temp by Michelle Frances

Hello everyone! It's been a busy 10 days for me, and tumbleweeds were rolling on the blog. I had my lovely friend visiting from Italy, had a terribly hectic week at work, my cleaner gone to holiday (lucky her!) so had to take care of the house myself and I have been crawling to bed … Continue reading Career goals gone wrong: The Temp by Michelle Frances

A suffocating father-daughter relationship: Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

If there was a contest of writing, that will require telling a story using the least amount of words, this book would win it this year. A borderline novella, Ghost Wall is a powerful story that could easily be read in one sitting. I loved the idea behind this novel. The sacrificed bog girls, whose … Continue reading A suffocating father-daughter relationship: Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Sometimes it lasts when reading, sometimes it hurts : My short, rocky patch with #Milkman

I heard that you're on Booker Longlist That you're a strong favourite, solid now I heard, that you're a dystopia I guess you'd gave me things Like others did to me Good book, why sentences so long Either finish the sentence Or start a paragraph I hate to DNF you like this, early unexpected but … Continue reading Sometimes it lasts when reading, sometimes it hurts : My short, rocky patch with #Milkman

A quintessentially British Spy Novel: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

I wasn't a fan of Kate Atkinson's acclaimed novel┬áLife After Life and was hesitant to try this, but after seeing the praises I couldn't resist the temptation of asking the publisher for a copy. So glad I was seduced by the Flamingo... This was an amazing read. 2018 has been a summer of good books, … Continue reading A quintessentially British Spy Novel: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

Perfect Ten: One woman’s journey to Perfect Revenge #RandomThingsTours #PerfectTen

I am extremely lucky to be the stop today for Jacqueline Ward's Perfect Ten blog tour, and will be sharing the first chapter of this page turner with you. Thanks to Anne Cater from #RandomThingsTours for letting me participate! Caroline Atkinson is a beautiful woman, has a rock solid career and she is very intelligent. … Continue reading Perfect Ten: One woman’s journey to Perfect Revenge #RandomThingsTours #PerfectTen

The Water Cure and Washington Black : #ManBooker2018 #ReadingChallenge

I am back on my Man Booker 2018 reading challenge! My aim is to read as many books as I can until the shortlist arrives, which is mid September, then I'll probably continue on reading the shortlist. (sorry!) It's a weird selection of books this year, I can't say I am a fan of judges … Continue reading The Water Cure and Washington Black : #ManBooker2018 #ReadingChallenge