25 Feb

ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR: The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me by Sofka Zinovieff

BookHugger As a long-standing fan of Nancy Mitford’s work I was intrigued by The Mad Boy, ...
25 Feb

To Kill For, by Phillip Hunter

BookNoir Bloodthirsty criminality with a bleak heart
25 Feb

Black Sheep, by Susan Hill

BookHugger This is a novella by Susan Hill, most known for her book, the Woman in Black, distinctively made into a film in which Da...
24 Feb

ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR: Hold the Dark by William Giraldi

BookHugger Hold the Dark is published on 26th February, 2015 by No Exit Press, £8.99 It’s ......
24 Feb

Quirky Q&A – Helen Giltrow

BookNoir The Distance by Helen Giltrow is published on 26th February, 2015 by Orion Paperback £8.99 ......
24 Feb

Adeline: A Novel of Virginia Woolf, by Norah Vincent

BookHugger Norah Vincent's Adeline: A Novel of Virginia Woolf is, in simplified terms, a fictionalised biography of one of the twen...
24 Feb

The Incorruptibles, by John Hornor Jacobs

BookChap Told in the first person, this imaginative and inventive tale about loyalty reads like a fantasy cocktail, with disparat...
23 Feb

The Best Books of the 21st Century: The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

BookHugger The Blind Assassin – the book that keeps on giving            ...
23 Feb

ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett

BookDiva The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett is published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson price £12.99 ......
19 Feb

ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR: The Mountain Can Wait by Sarah Leipciger

BookChap The Mountain Can Wait by Sarah Leipciger is published by Tinder Press in hardback, price ......
18 Feb

The Independent Bath Literature Festival – 20 years old!

BookHugger For their 20th Anniversary the Bath Festival is really pushing the boat out this year. In ......
18 Feb

The Folio Prize 2015 shortlist

BookHugger Earlier this month the Folio Prize announced its 2015 shortlist – another eight titles you ......
18 Feb

“You don’t have sex near unicorns.”

BookDiva So said JK Rowling, apparently, when asked about her motives for moving from Harry Potter ......
18 Feb

A ‘heads up’ on World Book Night

BookLife We are setting out early on the World Book Night trail (23rd April, 2015) for ...
16 Feb

The Best Books of the 21st Century: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

BookHugger MY HOPES FOR THE BOOK THIEF             1. That everyone ...
16 Feb

This from a reader . . .

BookHugger Kim Percival of Nottingham writes Hi Guy, Been reading the ‘What We’re Reading’ section in ......
14 Feb

Costa 2014 Runners Up reviews – Poetry

BookHugger The Whole and Rain-domed Universe by Colette Bryce Celebrated Northern-Irish poet Colette Bryce’s fourth collection .....
13 Feb

Win great prizes from Buried River Press!

BookHugger Launched in 2014, Buried River Press draws on the best of over seventy-five years’ independent ......
13 Feb

Costa 2014 Runners Up reviews – Children’s

BookHugger Running Girl by Simon Mason Simon Mason’s Running Girl is a real breakout novel. The ......
13 Feb

ONE TO WATCH OUT FOR: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

BookHugger AMS Digital MD, Alastair Giles and nudge and newbooks publisher, Guy Pringle are agreed this book ......
13 Feb

Fowey Festival – looking backwards and forwards

BookHugger Karen Weatherly, long-standing friend of newbooks, and now nudge, shares her private passion The Fowey ......