Filth. You can practically feel the stuff clinging to your shoes and smell it as it assails your nostrils. It is gross — and engrossing.
The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch won me over totally! It is funny, clever and very, very entertaining.
If I’m going to use murder as light entertainment, at least it’s nice for the protagonist to be a woman. Especially if she’s good at her job.
A tense and claustrophobic mystery. An incisive look into family life and loyalties, ambition, criminal negligence, toxic greed and cover-up.
A quiet domestic drama set in 1970s Britain. Moving and well written. A wealth of domestic detail plunges the reader into the era.
Witty and well written satirical crime novel about contemporary London socialites.
Well written essay on the disparities between the ruling class and the people affected by their decisions. UK-focused, but relevant anywhere.
A gripping feminist novel of ideas about cults, power politics, female empowerment and utilitarianism: does the end really justify the means?
UK-based zombie apocalypse. Exciting, action-packed story with a group of interesting characters, and fun twists on the genre.
A bit of low fantasy, a bit of crime mystery, a lot of entertaining characters and dialogue. A fun, light – but also well written novel.