Her Father’s Daughter by Marie Sizun (tr. Adriana Hunter)

In short, Her Father's Daughter is another amazing little book from Peirene. If you are a child of divorce, like me, you will recognise at least some of the emotions and scenarios in this book. There are moments and situations that will make your heart stop; things you recognise that you hoped you had forgotten.… Continue reading Her Father’s Daughter by Marie Sizun (tr. Adriana Hunter)

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Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew by Susan Fletcher: blog tour review plus Q&A with the author

This post is part of the blog tour for Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew - be sure to check out the other posts! I was very glad to be offered a review copy of this book. The Little Brown website describes it as 'tender and savage' and this is certainly true -… Continue reading Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew by Susan Fletcher: blog tour review plus Q&A with the author

Bookshelf Adventures: Colette

As regular readers will know, I have been thinking (and writing!) a lot recently about how difficult it can be to know what to read next, how to deal with pressure to keep up with new books, and the importance of going back to our bookshelves. With this in mind, I raided the bookshelves at… Continue reading Bookshelf Adventures: Colette

Delicacy by David Foenkinos – The Real Readers Experience!

Real Readers is a scheme set up by AMS Digital Publishing, who also run the popular review sites Book Dagger, Book Geeks, Book Hugger and the newsletter Book Breeze. Real Readers was set up in order to allow bloggers and people who just really like reading to review books before their release and review them across… Continue reading Delicacy by David Foenkinos – The Real Readers Experience!