27 Feb

Walter Scott Prize: the longlist and what our reviewers thought

BookHugger Earlier this week (24th February 2015)  The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction longlist was ......
27 Feb

POETRY: Starts here with Salad Anniversary

BookHugger nb reviewer Jade Craddock has a particular interest in poetry and has been good enough ......
27 Feb

The Norfolk Mystery, by Ian Sansom

BookLife ... the latin went over my head, the allusions alluded to things I didn’t recognise, similes missed the mark and the h...
27 Feb

House of Ashes, by Monique Roffey

BookHugger Masterfully Roffey spins tales of frustration, confusion, revelation and resignation; excelling at detailing the privat...
26 Feb

Quirky Q&A – Kate Hamer

BookDiva The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer is published by Faber & Faber ...
26 Feb

AND PREVIOUSLY . . . where you tell us what you thought of our Recommended Reads

BookDiva The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion Don & Rosie are back, yay!  They are now ...
26 Feb

The Bear, by Claire Cameron

BookLife A bear truly going on a bear hunt and consequently the parents do not survive – but what of the children?...
26 Feb

The Plant Hunter’s Tale, by Caroline Cass

BookHugger Rullie Montrose is a plant hunter, travelling the world to find undiscovered species to satisfy curious collectors. When...
25 Feb

Love Your Indie bookshop Lutyens & Rubinstein – March Events

BookHugger   Tuesday 3rd March 2015, 7pm (£8) ALEXANDRA FULLER discusses Leaving Before the Rains Come ......
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 ......