If I had to sum up this book in just two words, the phrase “darkly dazzling” fits the tone of both this book and Ruby herself perfectly. Continue reading How Do You Want Me? by Ruby Wax
…it is easy to picture yourself there, walking among the smouldering ruins after the Great Fire has ripped through the heart of the city. Continue reading The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor
This book is full of wisdom and insight into what life (and death) is like on the NHS frontline. Continue reading Seven Signs of Life by Aoife Abbey
Who knew my 2021 would begin and end with Star Wars? Continue reading 2021: my year in books
It’s a real pleasure to get to spend more time with this character, who in my mind, is one of the strongest and most memorable of all Star Wars villains. Continue reading Tarkin by James Luceno
This is a real page-turner; atmospheric, thrilling, juicy and sinister. Continue reading Tangerine by Christine Mangan
Like Clare Balding, I grew up with pets. Unlike Clare Balding we didn’t have horses or ponies or occasionally have the Queen Mother over for lunch. Continue reading My Animals and Other Family
Here are the five books I read in October, featuring a mix of fiction, autobiography, memoir and children’s books. Continue reading October Round-Up: What did you read last month?