Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Being an adult is hard work when you stop to think about all the things we have to deal with just to keep the family ticking over. It only takes one bad decision to turn it around. Anxious people is about that one bad decision; A bank robbery gone wrong, a hostage situation, a leap... Continue Reading →

The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel

The Glass Hotel follows Paul and Vincent, brother and half sister, from their time as teenagers through to adulthood. Vincent and Paul didn’t have the easiest teenage years. Vincent lost her mother, and suffered from years of resentment from Paul for the collapse of his parent’s marriage. Both find themselves back living and working together... Continue Reading →

Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon @HollySeddon @AtlanticBooks

Robin and Sarah are twins, and both are in a very dark stage in their lives for different reasons. They both hold onto secrets and regret after years of no contact with each other. Those secrets are gradually revealed through the book as the reader understands the love and loss they shared. The chapters are... Continue Reading →

The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

Anne Goodwin joins us on the blog today to talk about writing as a child. Her second novel, Underneath, is published tomorrow. The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne GoodwinAs a reader and writer with a background in psychology I’m interested in how our childhoods shape the adults we become. So in... Continue Reading →

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