A former magazine editor and award-winning journalist, Janice Hallett has written speeches and articles for, among others, the Cabinet Office, Home Office and Department for International Development. The Appeal is her first novel. Her second novel The Twyford Code, and in January 2023 comes The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels.
I have missed doing my wrap-ups so much. It's a great way to look back at my reading and also what I've been up to in the month.
Hello lovelies, I hope you all had a wonderful Bank Holiday weekend. (Was it Memorial Day weekend for my US readers?). For me I had a weekend that was truly good for the soul.
This is a book all about the books I received for my birthday, or to put it more honestly, books I received for my birthday, bought after Christmas without vouchers, bought after Christmas with vouchers
At this festive time of year, a number of the broadsheets are publishing their favourite books of the year. It is a nice way to look back on books that you may have read, been amazed by, thrilled by, terrified by and truly loved.
October has been a super-busy month for us. We started packing in earnest ready for our move, went to Barbados on holiday, came back, I went to a hen-do and we did lots more packing.
I saw an interesting debate over on Twitter the other day. A number of people were suggesting that the success of Richard Osman's Thursday Murder Club was down to the author's status as a celebrity.