I’ve not read a Belinda Bauer book for a while and I’m not sure exactly why, but when I saw that this had been picked for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and it was a crime novel, well, I had to read it. The opening chapter is just brilliant, completely gripping and terrifying. A
I’ve not done a book review for an age and what has happened to book club I hear you ask? Well, time, my friends, time. Time has gotten away from me and although I’ve been reading many books, I’ve forgotten to update the book club choices and stopped doing book reviews. I know, it’s not
I’m combining this brilliant books post with the online book club for May. Mainly because I’ve been reading so much good stuff lately that when I went to write the book club post, I just had to include the books below. Each of these books I have loved, been reluctant to put down and as
This post is a two in one, a review about Back When We Were Grown-ups and the book choice for April. And before you say anything, I know I’m slacking here. I should’ve written more posts, kept up to date but, to be honest, what with the day job and writing and reading, it got
The choice for this months book club, opens with the sentence, “Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.” How great is that for a brilliant opening? Back when we were grownups, was a book that lots of people recommended to me when I was in
I felt so bad writing that title just then, I didn’t finish reading the book. I know. Isn’t that the reason for book clubs? To read books? Isn’t the golden rule to always finish reading the book? I thought so too, yes, but then this month, I realised something and I made a decision to
Apologies for being a bit late with this post, I know we’re well into February and I know this book club choice is late. The truth is, I needed a copy of the book to take a photo of it and I was waiting for it to come in at the library. When that went
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS!! THIS IS NOT A DRILL!! **PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS POST IF YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED READING ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE!** Okay, where to begin? Well, first off, I loved the book. And this was mainly because I loved Eleanor. From I think, the first chapter I was rooting for her.
So here it is, the first book club choice. Are you joining us? Go on. All you have to do is read a book, and then maybe come on here and say what you thought of it. Anyway, in case you can’t see from the picture, it’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.