Books| ‘Oryx and Crake’ – Margaret Atwood

Somehow, and don’t ask me how, I had made it all the way to 2016 having only read The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Then, struck by inspiration in Waterstones, I picked up a copy of Oryx and Crake and delved into an unrecognisable yet eerily familiar world. That is Atwood’s greatest strength in my opinion, … More Books| ‘Oryx and Crake’ – Margaret Atwood

Summer Reads

With the days getting longer and Britain experiencing some uncharacteristic sunshine I decide to do what any good person does, and dive into the book shop rather than sunbathe. I picked up some interesting sounding books in Waterstones and am looking forward to carefully reading every word without creasing the spine (it’s definitely not just … More Summer Reads

A Woman Lost – T.B. Markinson – Review

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to receive a copy of fellow blogger TB Markinson’s debut novel, A Woman Lost to review. Find her blog here http://50yearproject.wordpress.com/tag/a-woman-lost/ A Woman Lost details the life of Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Petrie, a young woman whose voice within the novel (told in first person) is strong, independent … More A Woman Lost – T.B. Markinson – Review