My First Proper Crime Novel: Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus

Is it ever wise to impulse-buy a book? Annoyingly the answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no. I’ve bought a lot of books over the years on the spur of the moment, both online and in bookshops that I’ve put on the shelf and then never bothered with again… luckily, that did not happen on … More My First Proper Crime Novel: Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus

Review: Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson (Man Booker Prize 2013 Longlist)

Almost English came to me by chance, and I was instantly taken with its cover (they are so, so important, aren’t they?). It is not only striking but carefully designed, and modern too. ‘Modern’ – what I mean by that really is that it does not look like a lot of other book covers knocking … More Review: Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson (Man Booker Prize 2013 Longlist)

Best of 2012: Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt – Guest Post by Sarah Chapman

This post has been kindly written by blogger Sarah Chapman, who also happens to be part of the amazing Mslexia team. Sarah’s blog The Bibliomouse is always a joy to read and I love her frank and witty reviews. She was an obvious choice to include in this series. Here she talks about her pick … More Best of 2012: Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt – Guest Post by Sarah Chapman

Best of 2012: Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann – Guest Post by Emma Chapman

This post has been very kindly written by the author Emma Chapman. Emma’s debut novel, How To Be A Good Wife, is a tense psychological thriller that will be published on 3rd January 2013 by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan. Click here to see my review. Here Emma talks about her favourite book of … More Best of 2012: Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann – Guest Post by Emma Chapman