This novel feels like an immersive experience as we follow the characters around swinging London; taking acid, smoking weed, drinking and having sex. Continue reading Eureka by Anthony Quinn: Summertime in 60’s swinging London
I read a murder mystery novel, two non-fiction history books and a biography this month. What did you read? Continue reading August in Review: a month of books!
Richard Osman is well known as a TV presenter and comedian, namely for the show Pointless. The Thursday Murder Club is his first novel and became a bestseller, with a million copies sold in the UK alone Continue reading The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
I feel like this book lied to me. Continue reading I Married A Communist. So? Who Cares?
She played a part in sharing secrets with the Russians on how to build the atomic bomb and was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. What a remarkable life! Continue reading Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier and Spy
Amrou Al-Kadhi’s experiences growing up gay as an Iraqi-immigrant in the UK and as the son of strict Muslim parents. Continue reading Life As A Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi
Macintyre has done a tremendous job researching what happened and retelling it like a thriller, with romance, war, social history and a mystery all thrown in for good measure. Wonderful stuff. Continue reading A Foreign Field by Ben Macintyre: is all fair in love and war?
I started July off with a couple of children’s books and ended it with something totally unlike anything else I’d ever read… Continue reading July in Review: a month in books!