Genre: Social Issues

The Margins by John Wigglesworth

The Margins by John Wigglesworth

Who hasn’t, at some point in their adult life, wanted to just walk away from it all and ‘drop out’; pack up a literal spotty hanky and disappear to a far-flung exotic land? For most who attempted this lifestyle choice, it meant a quick fling around Asia for a few months before realising it wasn’t […]

Posted September 24, 2021 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
Divider

This Is How We Are Human by Louise Beech

This Is How We Are Human by Louise Beech

*deep breath* Sigh. How can I describe a book as stunningly beautiful as This Is How We Are Human? How do I summarise, without resorting to superfluous language, the complex relationships of its main characters? Can I do this novel justice without writing an opus of my own? The honest answer is – I don’t […]

Posted June 24, 2021 by Kate in review, tour / 0 Comments
Divider

We Go On Forever by Sarah Govett

We Go On Forever by Sarah Govett

Do We Go on Forever? 2084. Uncontrollable bacterial infections have wiped out large portions of the population. Measures have been put in place to reduce the spread: no-go areas, social distancing, online learning, masks, gloves, vaccinations. But only the chosen are guaranteed survival, and even then it’s risky. If they do become infected, there is […]

Posted May 13, 2021 by Kate in review, tour, YA / 0 Comments
Divider

Nowhere Girl by Ruth Dugdall

Nowhere Girl by Ruth Dugdall

Best selling crime author Ruth Dugdall continues the journey of her protagonist Cate Austin in her fourth outing ‘Nowhere Girl’, and again, it’s a chilling, thought-provoking read that’s also extremely timely. At the conclusion of Ruth Dugdall’s previous novel, the haunting Humber Boy B, her lead character Cate Austin left her job in the probation […]

Posted October 19, 2015 by Kate in review / 2 Comments
Divider