Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down.  In the placid, progressive, carefully constructed suburb of Shaker Heights, everything is just as it always had been; the kids, parents, neighbours and communities all knew…

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Review: When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

Captivated by a university professor’s politics and poetry, the narrator of When I Hit You falls in love with him and agrees to marry him with more feeling than thought. But what she assumed would be a life full of love and new adventures soon turns sour, as he starts to force her into the box…

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Books I want to read this autumn

Wow, I can’t believe how fast this summer went and that it’s time to talk about my next seasonal TBR! Sadly, I didn’t make it through all the books I listed in my ‘Books I want to read this summer’ blog post so some of these you’ll recognise from that post, but I did make…

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