Book reviews, Literary fiction

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is the debut novel from Gail Honeyman. It was one of my recommended new reads for May and book club’s Claire O’Sullivan devoured a preview copy. Let’s find out what she thought. What’s it all about?  Here’s the blurb from the publisher: Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but… Read More Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Travel

A reading list for Morocco

Before I travel anywhere, I always drop Tina at TripFiction a line for book recommendations related to my destination. And, she’s never let me down yet. So, when I booked up for a honeymoon in Morocco (Marrakech to be specific), I promptly asked Tina for the best books to read on my travels. Here’s what… Read More A reading list for Morocco

Life, Non-fiction

Self-help books with sass

Self-help books are undergoing somewhat of a renaissance lately. They’ve evolved from patronising mulch into acerbic guides filled with life hacks that really work. When you think of “self-help” you probably conjure images of cheesy motivational manuals for yuppies keen to harness their entrepreneurial power. Or, books aimed at lonely, cat-loving spinsters seeking guidance on… Read More Self-help books with sass