REVIEW: A History of Capitalism According to the Jubilee Line by John O’Farrell

In brief: A dream of the Tube breaking down due to…capitalism. The good: Crazily good fun. The not-so-good: Read in one sitting. Why I chose it: Working my way through the Penguin Lines series celebrating 150 years of the Underground. Year: 2013 Pages: 108 Publisher: Penguin Setting: The Jubilee Line Rating: 8.5 out of 10... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

In brief: Laurie has been with Dan forever. When he dumps her, she is devastated. But a chance trapping in a lift with colleague Jamie has benefits – they will stage a fake romance to get Laurie her revenge, and Jamie his promotion. But it almost starts to feel real… The good: Fun, interesting and... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams

In brief: Daniel spots Nadia on the Tube most mornings. Instead of talking to her, he puts a message in the 'Missed Connections' section of the paper. Then, they start writing to each other – but will they ever meet? The good: Great idea for a novel. The not-so-good: Quite clunky, particularly initially. Why I... Continue Reading →

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