Welcome to my bookshelf! I’m making inroads on my “to be read” pile – which is constantly accumulating while I write – and thought I’d scribble down some thoughts as I go. There’s not much rhyme or reason to my choices. Recent hit or classic, popular bestseller or quirky, it’s just whatever I fancy reading. Nevertheless, I hope you’ll find a recommendation or two here.

Missing Pieces, by Laura Pearson

10TH AUGUST, 2018

Laura Pearson’s compelling debut explores grief, guilt and hope in a family torn apart… Read review

Missing Pieces-Laura Pearson

Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty


With a large cast of primary school parents, a suspicious death and a dénouement that explores domestic abuse, Liane Moriarty’s HBO hit is a page-turner with a big message… Read review


The End We Start From, by Megan Hunter


Hailed as the first novel about motherhood and climate change, The End We Start From is a mysterious, tender and uplifting work – a short book that leaves you wanting more… Read review


The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson

26TH JANUARY, 2018

There’s nothing like a cold snap to make you yearn for summer, crank up the Beach Boys and imagine the orange warmth of the sun kissing your eyelids… Read review