Book Reviews of the Week 25.05.20

Here are our picks for Books for the Week. They were published either just before or during lockdown and they are all highly recommended. Imogen edwards-jones The Portrait Ilaria Bernardini A gripping story of love, death, art and deceit, which is also strange, beautiful and deeply original. The Portrait is unlike anything else I’ve read. Sofka Zinovieff,Continue reading “Book Reviews of the Week 25.05.20”

Book-Cast of the Week: Sadie Jones ‘The Snakes’

For this week’s book-cast we are joined by Sadie Jones to share her brilliant, tense & twisting book, ‘The Snakes’. We begin the book-cast with Sadie reading the jarring moment in the book when a young man who grew up in relative poverty begins to realise the sheer mass of wealth his wife’s family has.Continue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: Sadie Jones ‘The Snakes’”

Author of the Week: John Bishop

For this week’s edition of Author of the Week, we are joined by the writer & comedian John Bishop, to explore his book ‘How To Grow Old’ which is now available in paperback. This book is not so much a self help book, but more so, a hilarious ‘how to guide’ on all things ageing,Continue reading “Author of the Week: John Bishop”

Blogger of the Week: Little Miss Book Lover 87

This week’s blogger of the week is Vikki aka Little Miss Book Lover 87. Read all about Vikki from her Blogger bio below. About Vikki: Basics- I’m 32, live in South Wales, I love spending quality time with friends and family- walks, days out or just random events. I enjoy cinema, books and attending concertsContinue reading “Blogger of the Week: Little Miss Book Lover 87”

Lockdown Lunch with Sabrina Ghayour: Tomato Bulgur Pilavi

This week we are joined by Sabrina (with a special guest appearance from her mother!) as she demonstrates one of her ultimate go-to meals. Today we are cooking Tomato Bulgur Pilavi from Sabrina’s cookbook Persiana. This is a super simple isolation recipe which is a version of a Turkish Pilaf, but using Bulgur wheat. ThisContinue reading “Lockdown Lunch with Sabrina Ghayour: Tomato Bulgur Pilavi”

Weekly Chats: Adele Parks with Daisy Waugh

In this week’s edition of ‘Weekly Chats’ we are joined by Adele Parks & Daisy Waugh to explore Adele’s new book, ‘Just My Luck’, an intriguing, gripping thriller after a life-changing lottery win. What happens when you suddenly have more money than sense? The two bestselling Authors & friends, Adele & Daisy discuss Adele’s initialContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Adele Parks with Daisy Waugh”

Book Reviews of the Week 18.05.20

Here are our picks for Books for the Week. They were published either just before or during lockdown and they are all highly recommended. Imogen edwards-jones The Carer Deborah Moggach The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller “Moggach is at the height of her powers with this book, which moves from a beautifully observed comedy of middle-class life toContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week 18.05.20”

Book-Cast of the Week: ‘Lost Dog’ by Kate Spicer

Today we are joined by Kate Spicer to talk about, ‘Lost Dog’, a story that evokes the universal feeling of one’s cold, human heart cracking open for their pet. But this book is so much more than just the story of Kate losing her dog, it’s a homage to the grit & character of NottingContinue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: ‘Lost Dog’ by Kate Spicer”

Author of the Week: Hannah Rothschild

Today we are joined by Hannah Rothschild in rural Buckinghamshire from her 57th day in lockdown. In this week’s Author of the Week segment, we discuss Hannah’s new book ‘The House of Trelawney’. This is a story that takes a comedic look at a Cornish aristocratic family that becomes unravelled in the financial fallout ofContinue reading “Author of the Week: Hannah Rothschild”

Lockdown Lunch with Genevieve Taylor: BBQ Butternut Squash Stack with Pomegranate & Feta.

Genevieve Taylor is joining us for this week’s #LockdownLunch. Genevieve is a barbecue chef, so it is only fitting that she will be cooking us something delightful & grilled from her vegetarian BBQ cookbook ‘Charred‘. Genevieve is here to show you the versatility of vegetables & showcase some of the delicious flavours in barbecuing plant-based.Continue reading “Lockdown Lunch with Genevieve Taylor: BBQ Butternut Squash Stack with Pomegranate & Feta.”