REVIEW: 56 Days, Catherine Ryan Howard

We’ve reached the “books about COVID” stage of the pandemic.

BOOK REVIEW: Never Saw Me Coming, Vera Kurian

Never Saw Me Coming is a book that does what it says on the tin. Well, maybe. Despite the title, it seems I mostly saw this book coming miles and miles away.

BOOK REVIEW: Something New Under the Sun by Alexandra Kleeman

I’ve never lived in LA (and I’ve only visited once), but somehow the city still looms large in my consciousness.

BOOK TOUR: The Turnout by Megan Abbott

I’m very happy to be one of the hosts of the book tour for THE TURNOUT by Megan Abbott, a suspenseful and tense thriller set in the world of ballet – thank you NetGalley and Virago for the review copy!

NETGALLEY BOOK REVIEW: How to Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie

There has to be some scientific explanation for why people go gaga for serial killers, and especially female serial killers.

BOOK REVIEW: Three Rooms by Jo Hamya

The “three rooms” of the title don’t seem to develop her in any way, just provide a space for the bog standard nation-as-metaphor text dominating fiction at the moment.

BOOK REVIEW: Should We Stay or Should We Go by Lionel Shriver

To Talk About Kevin has lived in the UK for the better part of the 21st century, and Should We Stay or Should We Go shows she’s finally arrived at a British milestone: grumpiness.