Don’t Look Now – Daphne du Maurier

“Anxiety had turned to fear, to panic. Something had gone terribly wrong.” Earlier this year, I read Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier for the first time. I was completely blown away and immediately picked up My Cousin Rachel, which I also adored. So, when I saw this collection of short stories, I had to buy…

The Penelopiad – Margaret Atwood

“But I’ve always been of a determined nature. Patient, they used to call me. I like to see a thing through to the end.” You know you’re in for a treat when you come across a retelling of a Greek myth by Margaret Atwood. I love the magical, escapist nature of the Greek myths with…

So Much Life Left Over – Louis de Bernières

“War makes everything simple. There’s a tunnel in front of you and you put your head down, and you struggle forward for the light at the end of it, one bloody impossible step at a time, and it frees you up somehow.” I have always liked Louis de Bernières. I loved the flowing, heart warming…

The Gloaming – Kirsty Logan

“To stay in the gloaming is to hold off the night. But if the night never comes, then neither can the day.” One of my favourite things to do is to read books with no idea of the plot or blurb. You can dive in without the heavy knowledge of other people’s good (or bad)…