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

Monthly round ups

April round up

April has been a hell of a bookish month. There have been award shortlist announcements, great book releases and news that physical books have won the sales war with e-readers – yeah! We all know we were always on the side of the real, sniffable, tangible tome. So, what else happened this month? Get a… Read More April round up

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