The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin

The book I read for my book club this month was The Wicked Cometh, the debut novel from Laura Carlin. With events taking place in 19th century London, I was intrigued to uncover the secrets that lie down the murky alleyways and dark underbelly of the city. In The Wicked Cometh we are introduced to … Continue reading The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin

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Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain

One of the books I first heard about last year at the Quercus showcase was the latest novel from Jo Spain which was published last week. I read and enjoyed her previous novel, The Confession, so was very much looking forward to reading this one! ‘Death stalked the Vale. In every corner, every whisper. They … Continue reading Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain

The Binding by Bridget Collins

The Binding was one of my most anticipated reads for 2019, which I have been excited about reading since I first saw the beautiful cover design, and heard of its intriguing premise. At its heart are the lovingly created books we all adore, but it transpires that these books are filled with magic, and hold … Continue reading The Binding by Bridget Collins

Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

I was intrigued by the premise of Everything Under, the debut novel from Daisy Johnson who previously earned praise for her debut short story collection, Fen. Everything Under is a book which I had heard great things about, which was also shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize, so I was excited to read it. … Continue reading Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People is a book I have been looking forward to reading for a little while. The second novel from Sally Rooney, it’s a book that needs little introduction, having been chosen as the Waterstones book of the year, as well as winning the Costa novel award and appearing on the Man Booker Prize long … Continue reading Normal People by Sally Rooney

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Originally published in 2011, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a book I have been meaning to read for quite a while. It’s a book I see mentioned quite often as being a favourite, and its title and premise is one I’ve been drawn to, so I finally got round to buying a copy … Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss is an author I have heard great things about in recent months and when I heard the premise of her latest novel, Ghost Wall, I decided it was time to finally discover her writing. Here we meet a seventeen year old girl, and see what happens one summer when her life becomes entangled … Continue reading Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss