The shortlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced. The list was chosen of 158 titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021Continue reading “2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced as Ishiguro is Out”
Don’t know what to read after finishing the most buzzworthy book of the Fall season, Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney? Don’t worry, Sally Rooney fans! Here are some perfect readalikes that will quench your appetite for compelling and thought-provoking literary fiction!Continue reading “If You Like Sally Rooney, Then Try These Readalikes!”
Pages: 352 pages
Published: May 18, 2021
Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Gothic, FeminismContinue reading “Book Review: Madam by Phoebe Wynne”
Pages: 320 pages
Published: April 20, 2021
Genre: Mystery & Thriller, SuspensefulContinue reading “Book Review: Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone”
The longlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced. The list was chosen of 158 titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021Continue reading “2021 Booker Prize Longlist Announced”
Today is World Book Night, an annual celebration of books and reading on that occurs on April 23, presented by The Reading Agency. This event brings people from all backgrounds together for one important reason – to inspire others to read more. 2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of this celebration with a special “Books That Make You Smile” theme. There is also a specially produced book “Stories That Make You Smile” that is free to download. It includes bestselling authors such as Katie Fforde, Dorothy Koomson, Vaseem Khan and many more.Continue reading “World Book Night at 10”
The Highland Book Prize announced the 4 titles that have been selected for the 2020 longlist. Established in 2017, this literary prize celebrates the finest published work that recognizes the rich talent, landscape and cultural diversity of the Highlands.Continue reading “2020 Highland Book Prize Shortlist”
You need to escape from the world right now? You may not be able to travel as much but reading uplifting stories that will warm your heart and put a spring in your step. Just the ticket to jumpstart your spring reading. So here are some favorite feel-good tales that will definitely bring that necessary smile to your face:Continue reading “Feel-Good Fiction For Spring Reading”
This past week, the YA Book Prize announced the 2021 shortlist for the prize. The book prize, launched in 2014, awards a YA title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland. The prize is also run by the book trad magazine, The Bookseller, in partnership with the Hay Festival. These 10 books are in the running to win this year’s overall £2,000 award.
Last year, Meat Market by Juno Dawson took home the 2020 YA Book Prize.
I’m glad to see a lot the books that are on my TBR shelf made this year’s shortlist, so I know I am on a great track to brilliant reading! But that also means I need to get a crack on and start reading these!Continue reading “2021 YA Book Prize Shortlist”