This is most definitely one of my new favourite books. I do not know how I avoided reading it for so long, but if you are in your late teens or anywhere in your twenties you MUST read this book. After summer term at university (at home) this was the first book I devoured, IContinue reading ““Everything I Know About Love” – Dolly Alderton”
Women Don’t Owe You Pretty by Florence Given has taken the book world by storm this summer with Given breaking records as the youngest author to ever hold a spot in the Top 5 of the Sunday Times Bestsellers for 10 consecutive weeks. At just 21 years old, Given is a key feminist of theContinue reading “‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’ – but seriously we don’t”
Deemed the next Sally Rooney, Naoise Dolan’s debut novel Exciting Times tells the story of 22 year old Ava who has left Ireland for a badly-paid teaching job in Hong Kong. The novel documents the unlikely relationships she forms with banker Julian, and social media obsessed Edith. I read this book about a month agoContinue reading “‘Exciting Times’ by Naoise Dolan, but is it that exciting?”
When a book achieves a lot of success and generates attention, I always wonder if it will live up to my expectations. I don’t know what I was expecting of Bernardine Evaristo’s eighth novel, and even after reading, I can’t quite find the words to describe it. All I can do is urge you to read it.
Take the best American rock documentary, add the extraordinary Daisy Jones and mix it with the highest of highs and lowest of lows and you have the standout novel, Daisy Jones & The Six.