Book reviews, Ghost/gothic, Literary fiction

The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne

The Upstairs Room is a tense, gripping thriller that will have you hiding under a blanket by chapter two. What’s it about?  Here’s the blurb from the publisher: Eleanor, Richard and their two young daughters recently stretched themselves to the limit to buy their dream home, a four-bedroom Victorian townhouse in East London. But the cracks… Read More The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne

Book reviews, General book stuff, Literary fiction

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney is a wonderful book about ambition, fulfilment and accepting who you are. I adored it. What’s it all about? Here’s the blurb from the publisher: She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy’s to become the highest paid advertising woman… Read More Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

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