Angel will leave you wondering whether to laugh or cry for Angelica Deverell, who's so much the centre of this novel, I promise she'll redefine your notion of self-centeredness.
Library Lion is an excellent children's book written by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Blaming by Elizabeth Taylor is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between Amy, an Englishwoman, and Martha, an American
Janet Fitch's Paint It Black is aptly named. Josie's is one of the hardest drinking and drugging women I've met in fiction in a while.
The Secret History really is, a mystery - not so much of whodunit but a whydunit. The novel explores the idea of how absolute ambition corrupts absolutely.
In The Oxford Murders, an unnamed narrator from Buenos Aires wins a scholarship to study algebraic topology at Oxford.
A Judgement in Stone is at heart about the tension between reality, or experience, and fiction, or illusion
The recent trip to London put me in a mood for a book I’ve not read in more than twenty years: Paddington Abroad
The Bullet Trick is a crime thriller that begins in a seedy club in a Soho. The narrative cuts back and forth from a cabaret in Berlin, Glasgow and London
The Lady Elizabeth is the second book by Alison Weir and she shows a knack for balancing dramatisation with detail.