REVIEW: Earthbound by Paul Morley

In brief: The story of music in the 1970s as seen through the eyes of the Bakerloo line. The good: Some parts were fascinating. The not-so-good: Yeah, I'm not a fan of Can. Why I chose it: Working my way through the Penguin Lines series celebrating 150 years of the Underground. Year: 2013 Pages: 137... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale

In brief: Charlie discovers that her husband is on a dating app. She's devastated but determined to find out more. But really, that's the least of her worries as her life becomes amazingly complex… The good: An incredible page turner. The not-so-good: The ending is a little neat, but after that roller coaster ride, anything... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Just One Wish by Rachael Johns

In brief: Three generations of women, all very different, but each has a secret. Will it destroy their families? The good: Brilliantly written with a fascinating plot. The not-so-good: Like Ged, I am happy to leave Elvis pretty much alone. Why I chose it: Always love Rachael Johns' books, so I bought it first opportunity... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Heads and Straights by Lucy Wadham

In brief: A semi-autobiographical novella of the life of a family in Chelsea. The good: It's brilliant – funny, interesting and unputdownable. The not-so-good: Short. Why I chose it: Working my way through the Penguin Lines series celebrating 150 years of the Underground. Year: 2013 Pages: 95 Publisher: Penguin Setting: The Circle Line and beyond... Continue Reading →

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