I’ve never been one for reading romances or β€˜fluff’ over the summer, and to be honest I find all those recommended β€˜easy beach reads’ a bit too easy. I’m in no way a snob about literature, and I enjoy a good ol’ page-turner as much as the next person – but if the writing is flat (ie. β€˜easy’) and the characters suck (ie. β€˜easy’) my mind wanders off mid-page and I realise halfway through the book that I actually don’t… Read more »

novels that will change your llife

  I always haveΒ an ever-growing ‘to read’ Β list of booksΒ on my bedside table, and choosing my next readΒ sends me into a geeky frenzy – so many books, so little time! Which are the best ones? Why can’t I devour them all at once? So if you’re like me, here’s a shortlist of the best books I’ve read to help you out. They’ll change your life… 1. The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin Toibin is a magical writer, and he… Read more »