Tony & Susan – a book review

Tony & Susan

If you’re going to see Nocturnal Animals in the cinema soon, then I can thoroughly recommend reading the book it’s based on.  Tony & Susan is written by Austin Wright and is available through Atlantic Books. I’ve found Tony & Susan totally gripping, one of those books that you just… Continue reading »

Books to treasure from The Folio Society

Books to treasure from The Folio Society

You may be sick of me saying it, but I love books, I cannot imagine a world without them, and I’m unlikely ever to veer away from real books, paper books.  For me, digital readers are a no go area.  They hold no interest, and I very much want my… Continue reading »

The Book of Everyone – review and giveaway

The Book of Everyone

What do you give a workaholic with no time for hobbies for his 50th birthday?  Daddy P, as regular readers will know, works insanely long hours and has very little time for anything away from his warehouse.  Buying him presents is always a nightmare, buying him something for his 50th… Continue reading »

Message in a Bottle – a book review and reader discount

Message in a Bottle

I’m never going to turn down the opportunity to look at a personalised book for Monkey.  I don’t remember ever having one myself as a child (cue email from my parents decrying my memory) and I love watching his reaction when he sees a book with his name in it…. Continue reading »

The Morgawr and the Bad Knockers

The Morgawr and the Bad Knockers

Later this month the second book in The Adventures of Austin the Cornish Miner series will be released.  Having been to Cornwall a couple of times now with Monkey, I thought he might enjoy an introduction to Austin and his friends.  The Morgawr and the Bad Knockers is written by Karen… Continue reading »

If I Forget You

If I Forget You

I first discovered TC Greene when I read The Headmaster’s Wife back in 2014.  I thoroughly enjoyed the book and couldn’t wait to get started on If I Forget You when it arrived recently. If I Forget You was published through Corvus Books on 1st September and tells the story of… Continue reading »