The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

It's Allan Karlsson's 100th birthday. His care home is putting on a party but Allan isn't really in a party mood so he takes his nearest escape route; the window. This book isn't just about a grumpy old man who runs away from his care home. He gets the into all sorts of trouble after... Continue Reading →

Today will be Different by Maria Semple

Eleanor Flood promises herself that today will be different. She will keep it together, make an effort and generally be the best person she can be. That doesn't go to plan at all, and that's probably because Eleanor is not a nice person. She is irritating, irrational and self-absorbed. The book focuses on one day... Continue Reading →

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Don Tillman is a scientist through and through. Everything he does is measured, calculated and precise. He isn't particularly successful with relationships as a result and so decides to set up The Wife Project. A questionnaire is compiled to evaluate applicants as potential wife material for Don. Only the best will do; they must fit... Continue Reading →

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