Review: My 2017 Books of the Year

Come December, I always enjoy a good look-back over the year, in real life and here in my digital book world. For the last 8 or 9 years I’ve kept written notebooks with all my book thoughts, but it was lovely (and so much easier!) to look back through my posts and review my reads […]

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Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo Opening sentence: “I must leave this city today and come to you.” Stay With Me is the debut novel from African author, Ayobami Adebayo and has been on my TBR radar for quite a few months. It was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction this year and I’ve […]

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Opinion: Emerald Street Literary Festival

Yesterday, I spent a delightful day at the Emerald Street Literary Festival. Emerald Street is a daily fashion / lifestyle / literary / food email – online magazine in email form if you will – and I always look forward to it pinging into my inbox. The venue for the literary festival was the beautiful […]

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