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Month: March 2015

Historical Fiction


Dodger is a tosher, making a living below the streets of London, searching the sewers for lost coins and treasures. He dreams of one day finding that elusive tosheroon which will set him up for the rest of his life. Everyone who is nobody knows…


Reading For Alzheimer’s

It’s fast approaching Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon time and I’ll be reading for charity again. Last time I raised £148.27 so I’d love it if you could spare a few pounds to help me beat that. Once again, I’ll be reading in aid of the…

5 Star, Chick-Lit

The Day We Disappeared

Annie hates it when people work out she’s that Annie Mulholland. She’s been running from her past all her life, putting it on hold whilst she hides behind locked doors, only socialising once a month with her good friends in Le Cloob. Until one day…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday I’m trying not to buy books at the moment until I’ve read some of the ones I’ve bought recently. I kept walking past the Buried Giant display in Waterstones’ window thinking I really must read the last special edition I bought from…


Win £25 to Spend on Books

4th Blogoversary Celebrations Start Here On Friday this little blog turns four years old! I’ll have a few posts in order to celebrate, looking back at some of my favourite books and some thoughts on blogging in general. But first up, let’s have a little…

Science Fiction

Time and Time Again

Ex-soldier and YouTube star Hugh Stanton has nothing left to live for when he is offered the change of a lifetime. If there was one thing in history you could change, what would it be? Academics at Cambridge have unearthed a box containing Newton’s most…

Horror, Young Adult

Under My Skin

Quiet Sally Feather keeps her head down, at home and at school. When an encounter with a homeless man leads her to take refuge in a tattoo parlour, she makes a rash decision and gets a tattoo of a pin-up girl. Little does she know…


Reasons to Stay Alive

At 24 Matt Haig was standing on the edge of a cliff in Ibiza, contemplating ending his life. When severe depression and anxiety struck, he could see no way to go on, but he did. This book is his story of the worst days of…