Book reviews, recommendations & reading lists.

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Bookworm: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

If you are anything like me, you’ll hear a book mentioned, make a mental note to read it sometime, and then completely forget about it. I’m especially bad at doing this whilst listening to books discussed on The High Low podcast. As such, when my… View Post

Bookworm: The Lost Sister By Tracy Buchanan

As you can probably guess from the title of the book, this story is all about sisters – so it instantly had me intrigued. My sister is one of my favourite people. She’s strong, fiercely intelligent and the funniest person I know… over the years she’s… View Post

Bookworm: The Multi-Hyphen Method

It may be a blogger/millennial faux pass to admit, but I didn’t know much about Emma Gannon until recently. Sure I’d seem people talking about her first book, Ctrl, Alt, Delete: Growing Up Online  but it had never really piqued my interest.  Then I discovered… View Post

Bookworm: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

If I were an essay writer, I could easily write one about this book, and then a separate essay on the fact it has become a micro-trend on Instagram over the last few months. Alas, I’m just a basic blogger, so a review will have… View Post

Bookworm: The Power

It’s been a weird time to be a woman. Here in the UK we’re approaching the 100 year anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. We’ve seen women come together for movements such as #Metoo. All of this against the backdrop of women’s refuges… View Post