Holiday Reading 6: The Signature of All Things (Elizabeth Gilbert)

I haven’t read Eat, Pray, Love.  That’s Elizabeth’s Gilbert’s most famous work – a New York Times bestseller and occasionally the subject of mockery since the Julia Roberts film-adaption.  Despite this, I somehow went into The Signature of All Things knowing very little about Gilbert and her writing. Now I know – she’s a talented […]

Holiday Reading 5: This House is Haunted

It is time, once again, for a summer book review. I’m excited – and you should be too. Whoa, I’m rhyming! That’s impressive. Unlike my dazzling introductions, This House is Haunted is not a laugh. It comes to us from John Boyne, the author of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. If you read The […]

Holiday Reading 3: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

I’m kicking off 2014 with a short and hopefully sweet review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Yes, Gaiman for anyone who regularly peruses this blog. I hope you enjoy him as much as I do, if not, I apologise. Feel free to recommend different titles for my summer […]