Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Book reviews, Literary fiction

Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀

Stay With Me is the debut novel from Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ and it’s shortlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. I absolutely loved it so prepare for a review gushing with praise. What it’s all about? Here’s the blurb from the publisher: Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband… Read More Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, General book stuff, Life, Proper brew

How shadowing the Baileys Prize turned me from a bookworm to a book blogger

Book and Brew was one of 12 shadow judges of this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Now it’s over for 2016, I take a look back at the experience and what it meant for me. A Baileys dozen I’m pretty addicted to social media and obsessed with following publishers, prizes and authors to find… Read More How shadowing the Baileys Prize turned me from a bookworm to a book blogger

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Book reviews, Drama, General book stuff, Halfway through reviews, Literary fiction

Halfway through review: The Portable Veblen

The first half of this book had me laughing, intrigued, hypothesising and in love with language. *** If you’ve been following me for a few weeks now you may be aware of the fact that the Book and Brew book club gals are shadow judges for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. (I talk… Read More Halfway through review: The Portable Veblen