30 Jul

The Green Road by Anne Enright

BookHugger We’re in familiar territory with Enright’s latest novel – family tensions, squabbling, misunderstandings, conflict...
30 Jul

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

BookHugger ‘U’, the main character in the book, is an anthropologist now working as a company ......
29 Jul

The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota

BookHugger This is primarily the story of Tochi, Avtar, Randeep and Narinder. The first three are ......
29 Jul

The Lie by C L Taylor

BookNoir The Lie is C L Taylor’s second novel, following on from her bestselling 2014 debut ......
29 Jul

On The Move by Oliver Sacks

BookLife I’ve been a fan of Oliver Sacks since I read The Man Who Mistook His ...
29 Jul

Man Booker Prize announces 2015 longlist

BookHugger The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today, ......
29 Jul

Bobby Moore: The Man In Full by Matt Dickinson

BookChap During the old Home Internationals, Scottish football fans used to sing this song about Bobby ......
29 Jul

EXTRACT: The Art of Waiting by Christopher Jory

BookDiva We start at the very beginning. Aldo Gardini, an Italian soldier in a Russian prison ......
29 Jul

Field Notes from the Edge: Journeys through Britain’s Secret Wilderness by Paul Evans

BookLife Lovely vignettes about underrated places and creatures, from a Guardian country diarist....
29 Jul

Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon

BookDiva The penultimate, historical, romantic Outlander book, with all the strife, conflict and near death living around a time ...
28 Jul

Last Chance in the Pyrenees by Julia Stagg

BookDiva Lovely read, would make a great holiday read. This book is one of a series ...
28 Jul

The Time in Between by Nancy Tucker

BookLife Non-fiction books aren’t usually something I would pick up automatically and want to read but ......
28 Jul

The Road To The Sea by Ciara Hegarty

BookDiva Set in late 1940s Ireland – though it could have been anywhere – Kathleen’s twin ......
28 Jul

Drive by James Sallis

BookNoir Drive is one of those books that packs a lot into a few short pages. ...
28 Jul

Goebbels by Peter Longerich

BookLife This mighty tome landed with an audible thud in my lap, direct from the postman. ...
28 Jul

POETRY: Sentenced to Life by Clive James

BookHugger Clive James is one of those names familiar to many people.  He has been a ...
28 Jul

Caught by Lisa Moore

BookNoir A classic cat-and-mouse story in which a Canadian drug smuggler escapes from prison to score another load of marijuana f...
28 Jul

Cracked by Barbra Leslie

BookNoir A competent thriller that could be the foundation of an engaging series
28 Jul

The Expedition – Solving the Mystery of a Polar Tragedy by Bea Uusma

BookLife A legend in Sweden, yet unjustly forgotten by the world, The Expedition is a heart-rending tale of hopelessness and quie...
27 Jul

WHY I WRITE: Richard Masefield

BookLife Introducing a new blog series by Esther Harris. “Writing is easy.  You sit down, open ......
27 Jul

The Unburied by Charles Palliser

BookNoir It’s a foggy night just before Christmas at the end of the nineteenth century when ......