The tension comes from the what happens after the girls disappear; the book gets darker, creepier and more sinister towards the end. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
Endorsed by Amnesty International, Windrush Child is part of the Voices series, which aims to provide “gripping adventures that reflect the authentic, unsung stories of our past”. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah
Fiction so good that you’ll think this is a memoir. Continue reading The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje
When did World Book Day become World Costume Day? And why are potatoes involved? Continue reading It’s World Book Day! Why are potatoes involved?
I had to pace myself so I didn’t finish this book too quickly. Continue reading Like A Charm by Elle McNicoll
Margaret Atwood really sums up this book best when she describes it as “Wide Sargasso Sea meets Beloved meets Alias Grace… deep-diving, elegant” Continue reading The Confessions of Frannie Langton
It’s one of those books where you want to find out what happens next but you don’t want the story to end. Continue reading This week I’m reading: The Beekeeper of Aleppo