Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London

Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz Martin gave the body the ‘London once-over’ – a quick glance to determine whether this was a drunk, a crazy or a human being in distress. The fact that it was entirely possible for someone to be all three simultaneously is why good-Samaritanism in London is considered an extreme… Continue reading Rivers of London

Sean Mallen

Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

Author: Sean Mallen | Publisher: Dundurn I received Falling for London as an ARC from the publisher. Being a Londoner myself, I thought it might be amusing to see my city through the eyes of a visitor. Also, I do like a good travel story. I had high hopes. Falling for London is witty, heartwarming,… Continue reading Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

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How To Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings

Author: Sarah Cooper | Publisher: Andrews McMeel Ambitious women are so scary. In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they’re not perceived as pushy, aggressive, or competent. In How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, Sarah Cooper, author of the bestselling 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, illustrates how… Continue reading How To Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings

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Harry Potter You’re Not Good Enough #Tag

The You’re Not Good Enough Tag was created by ReadLikeWildfire and Beccathebookreviewer. And Laura at Live Love Read had the idea to make a Harry Potter edition! I saw it first on Hammock of Books (which is an awesome blog, and you should definitely check it out). Rules: Write 30 character’s names on pieces of paper. Put them… Continue reading Harry Potter You’re Not Good Enough #Tag

The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson
Jon Ronson

The Psychopath Test [Book Review]

Author: Jon Ronson | Publisher: Picador What if society wasn’t fundamentally rational, but was motivated by insanity? This thought sets Jon Ronson on an utterly compelling adventure into the world of madness. Along the way, Jon meets psychopaths, those whose lives have been touched by madness and those whose job it is to diagnose it,… Continue reading The Psychopath Test [Book Review]

Dear Mrs Bird A J Pearce
AJ Pearce

Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]

Author: A J Pearce | Published by: Picador, March 2018 Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmeline dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance – but… Continue reading Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]