Book Review: A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

About the Book: A gorgeous, haunting and captivating novel of a century-long family mystery in the wilds of Scotland, and one woman's hunt for the truth. Scotland, 1949: Caroline Gillan and her new husband Alasdair have moved back to Kelly Castle, his dilapidated family estate in the middle of nowhere. Stuck caring for their tiny … Continue reading Book Review: A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

Book Review: The Swift and The Harrier by Minette Walters

About the Book: An unforgettable novel of England's Civil War, from the bestselling author of The Last Hours and The Turn of Midnight. Dorset, 1642. When bloody civil war breaks out between the King and Parliament, families and communities across England are riven by different allegiances. A rare few choose neutrality. One such is Jayne … Continue reading Book Review: The Swift and The Harrier by Minette Walters

Book Review: The Survivors by Alex Schulman

About the Book: A suspenseful, haunting novel about three brothers and their reckoning with the events of one disputed, disastrous summer. Benjamin sees the shape of his two brothers trying to kill each other. It's no worthy finale, but perhaps it's also no surprise. How else had they expected this to end? Three brothers return … Continue reading Book Review: The Survivors by Alex Schulman

The Silence of the Girls and The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

The Silence of the Girls: The greatest war story in literature, retold by our greatest living storyteller on war - in the voice of the forgotten woman who lived through it. Queen Briseis has been stolen from her conquered homeland and given as a concubine to a foreign warrior. The warrior is Achilles: famed hero, … Continue reading The Silence of the Girls and The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

Book Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

About the Book: Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a distribution warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen and … Continue reading Book Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Book Review: The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

About the Book: A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected - and the man she enlists to help her - in this heartfelt new romance by the bestselling author of The Kiss Quotient, Helen Hoang. When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated … Continue reading Book Review: The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

Book Review: The Echo Chamber by John Boyne

About the Book: From the author of The Heart's Invisible Furies and powered with Boyne's characteristic humour and razor-sharp observation, The Echo Chamber is a satiric helter skelter, a dizzying downward spiral of action and consequence, poised somewhere between farce, absurdity and oblivion. What a thing of wonder a mobile phone is. Six ounces of … Continue reading Book Review: The Echo Chamber by John Boyne