Book Review: Beautiful Bad – Annie Ward ⭐️⭐️

I finished Beautiful Bad a couple of weeks ago but it has taken me until now to decide what I really thought about it. That is often an admirable quality in a book but in this case I have been fighting too very diverse opinions. In many ways that is very typical of the book…

Book Review: Holding – Graham Norton *****

There is something about the Irish that lends itself to storytelling. “Holding” is the debut novel from Graham Norton and hopefully the first of many. For someone writing their first work of fiction this is a really accomplished book. Pacy and character driven but the story tells itself in a realistic and human way. The…

Book Review: Nina Is Not OK – Shappi Khorsandi *****

Many UK readers will know Shappi from her appearances on the comedy circuit and on prime time television shows like Mock the Week. She has already published her autobiography detailing her early years as an Iranian immigrant in London (A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English) and this is her first work of fiction.  Aimed at…