2017: The Good

2017 has been a weird year. I’m not sure if it’s the just the state of global politics (‘just’) making it difficult not to sink into despair and set up camp there, but I’ve just not felt quite right for most of it. However, this is not a post for reflecting on that, because first … Continue reading 2017: The Good

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Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

The title itself has to be one of my favourites of all time. There’s something about names in a title (Harry Potter, Harold Fry) that appeals to me, and this is especially brilliant for its simplicity and charm. This lulls you into a false sense of security, carried through the early pages of the novel, … Continue reading Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Review: As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti

The premise of this novel drew me in right away: it is set in a town where everyone gets one wish, and it is guaranteed to come true. The topic of wishing usually brings on a sense of ‘ah, if only’! How many people would turn down the genie in a magic lamp offering them … Continue reading Review: As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti