Booker Longlist TBR 2020

Previously: The Last Wish Review | Coming Soon: July Reading Wrap-Up Earlier this week the Longlist for the Booker Prize 2020 was announced and, unsurprisingly I haven't read a single book on it. I want to read a couple, but as my local library is not fully open due to the current climate. Today I'm… Continue reading Booker Longlist TBR 2020

Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other

Previously: Reviewing the Shortest Books I've Read | Coming Soon: The Last Wish Review Girl, Woman, Other is a contemporary fiction novel by Bernadine Evaristo, published by Penguin on May 2nd 2019. Each chapter follows a different black woman living in Britain and their experiences. The book has already had a lot of critical acclaims,… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other

The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2020

Previously: Highest Rated Books on My GoodReads|Coming Soon: Chain of Gold Book Review Last week the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 shortlist was announced, and I am not sure how I feel about it. First, we'll run through the books on that shortlist, and then we can talk a little about reading plans. *** Dominicana… Continue reading The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2020

Women’s Prize 2020 Longlist TBR

At midnight the longlist for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction was announced. You can see the full announcement here, as I won't be taking about all of the books on the list. Instead of telling you about all sixteen of the books, none of which I have read, I am going to tell you… Continue reading Women’s Prize 2020 Longlist TBR

A Year in Books; 2018 (…so far)

I'm here with my 6 month update of my favourite books of the year so far. As per usual, I only pick new reads, no re-reads from past years. As this is only a half year update I'm going to keep it brief. That said you can check out my 2017 Wrap-Up and 2016 Wrap-Up,… Continue reading A Year in Books; 2018 (…so far)

Review: Elmet

**This review is SPOILER FREE** I received an eARC of this book from the publisher, though NetGalley, but all opinions are, as always, solely my own.   Elmet, follows Daniel, a young boy, who lives with his Daddy and sister, Cathy, in a house they have built for themselves, in isolation. I wanted to read… Continue reading Review: Elmet

March Wrap-Up

There are a whopping 14 books in my wrap-up this month, which had made me wonder if I should split the longer wrap-ups into two? What do you guys think?   The Only Story by Julian Barnes 🌟🌟🌟 I was very kindly since an eARC of this book from the publishers via NetGalley, but all options… Continue reading March Wrap-Up

The Man Booker Shortlist 2017

Rolling on from last years attempt, I am (hopefully) going to read this shortlist in time for  the 2018 announcement. I am aware that this is probably old news by now, but if you wanted to know a bit more about this years shortlist, then you've come to the right place.     Lincoln in… Continue reading The Man Booker Shortlist 2017