The Invisible Library

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Macmillan OMG did I love this book! I stayed up reading it last night until I genuinely could not keep my eyes open any longer. Could not put it down. I’ve been hearing about The Invisible Library series for a while, and I really can’t remember now why I…

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,…

Vivienne Westwood

Author: Vivienne Westwood & Ian Kelly | Publisher: Picador I’ve been AFK this week. We moved house last weekend, which was chaotic, and then it’s just been so bloody hot in London! I do not cope well with hot weather… I think I’ve just been sat in front of the fan in my underpants for…

The Clash [Book Review]

Author: Martin Popoff | Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group The Clash are a British institution. A little before my time, but everybody knows the hits: London Calling, Rock the Kasbah. They’re part of our history. A generation too late, nevertheless I grew up on them. We all do. And, the author, Martin Popoff, is a heavyweight…

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…