The Silent Patient – Alex Michaelides

Another book from my How Novel subscription. Again a surprise of sorts, and again a book I probably wouldn’t buy on my own. I enjoy crime and thrillers but usually default to a list of authors I trust. Not to mention that I rarely buy this genre in paper, selecting Kindle as the greener option …

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The Testaments – Margaret Atwood – Quotes

Simply by being female I was excluded from the lists of potential usurpers, since no woman could ever sit on the Council of the Commanders; so on that front, ironically, I was safe. My life might have been very different. If only I’d looked around me, taken in the wider view. If only I’d packed …

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The Adventures of China Iron – Gabriela Cabezón Cámara

Back in July I was getting a bit restless staying at home and not being able to go to a bookshop. I hate buying paper books on Amazon, their search engine and browsing is pathetic. AbeBooks is a bit better but nothing online will ever replace the joy of a random find in a physical …

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