March Round-Up – The Books I Read In March 2016

In March I read seven books, all of them fiction: Nod by Adrian Barnes (Titan Books) – My first read of March transported me to a strange and frightening dystopian world. Nod is the story of what happens to society when no-one – or almost no-one – has been able to sleep. Paul, a writer, … Continue reading March Round-Up – The Books I Read In March 2016

Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea

As a fan of historical fiction, I was intrigued by the subject matter of Gavin McCrea’s debut novel Mrs Engels. This fascinating debut, longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, tells the story of Lizzie and Mary Burns, two women whose lives are not well documented yet play an important role in history. ‘I’m no … Continue reading Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea