Book Review | The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Libby Jones has waited her whole life to find out who she is. Adopted as a newborn baby, she was found by police in her cot in a Chelsea mansion, while three dead bodies lay on the kitchen floor downstairs. Now 25, she receives a letter that will change everything. She finds out that she … Continue reading Book Review | The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Book Review | The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Tiffy needs a place to live. She's in London, and her meagre Assistant Editor salary isn't going to get her very far. She also needs to get out of her toxic ex-boyfriend's flat, finally accepting that things are over between them. And that's when she comes across this unconventional arrangement. Leon is a palliative care … Continue reading Book Review | The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Book Review | Those People by Louise Candlish

Lowland Way, a suburban London enclave, has earned itself a reputation. With ever-rising house prices and the invention of ‘play-out Sunday’, a no-cars rule designed to transform the urban street into a 1950’s child’s utopia, it’s a reputation they’ll go far to protect. But just how far? ‘Today, Lowland Way would be back to its … Continue reading Book Review | Those People by Louise Candlish

Book Review | The War on Women by Sue Lloyd-Roberts

Women. We make up half the human race, and yet for so many of us, our very existence is an abhorrence. Women’s lives are simply worth less than their male counterparts. Sue Lloyd-Roberts, a masterful journalist, doesn’t shy away from showing us the full spectrum of life as a women – and the horrors they face – all over the world.  Meticulously researched, referenced and recounted in a precise yet very human way, it is essential reading.