Sisters by Daisy Johnson

Sisters is Daisy Johnson’s second novel following on from the outstanding Everything Under. Johnson also has a short story collection, Fen, published. Through these first two books she established herself as one of Britain’s brightest writing talents, becoming the youngest ever writer to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize (she was 27 at the time) … Continue reading Sisters by Daisy Johnson

Lanny by Max Porter

Lanny by Max Porter is a story I heard an awful lot about before finally getting around to reading it and it is safe to say it did not disappoint. It tells the story of Lanny, a unique, interesting boy who has a long list of peculiarities which make him incredibly endearing. Lanny begins art … Continue reading Lanny by Max Porter

Pine by Francine Toon

Pine, Francine Toon’s debut novel, feels like the perfect book for the stormy February we have endured. I read the book over the weekend in which Storm Ciara struck the UK and it completely and utterly absorbed my attention. The novel tells the story of Lauren, a young girl living in the Scottish Highlands with … Continue reading Pine by Francine Toon