Adult review: In Bloom by C J Skuse

Genre: is serial killer black comedy a genre? If so: this is it! Age range: definitely 18+ – graphic language, violence and sexual content are key features of this series. I loved Sweet Pea and was very excited to read this sequel, which picks up the minute Sweet Pea leaves off. Consequently, it is very difficult […]

Reading Recommendations Slide 26: Revision Season Escapism 2 – Fantasy

This half term, all my recommendations will focus on reading for pleasure, relaxation and escapism during revision season. This week I’m offering three titles featuring fantasy worlds, all of which have at least one sequel to get stuck into (and the one that is ‘only’ a duology are classic fantasy big fat books, so plenty […]

Book Stocking Filler Recommendations

Want recommendations for book gifts that aren’t necessarily the obvious titles this year? Look no further. I’ve got kids, teens and adults covered here. The Incredible Billy Wild by Joanna Nadin Buy it for: any child (7+) who would enjoy this ‘championing the outsider’ story that takes on the cruelties of the dog racing world […]

Q and A with William Sutton, author of Lawless and the Devil of Euston Square

Today I’m very happy to bring you some fascinating insights into the work of William Sutton, author of the fabulous Lawless and the Devil of Euston Square, a Victorian detective novel being published this week. If you’re in the London area, do take a look at the open invitation to the book launch below *sigh*. […]

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