Bloomsbury Books is an old-fashioned new and rare book store that has persisted and resisted change for a hundred years, run by men and guided by the general manager’s unbreakable fifty-one rules. But in 1950, the world is changing, especially the world of books and publishing, and at Bloomsbury Books, the girls in the shop have plans. Continue reading Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls
Almost every day it seems that our world becomes more fractured, more digital, and more chaotic. Sheila Liming has the answer: we need to hang out more. Continue reading Book Review: Hanging Out
Tania de Batz is most herself with a sword in her hand. Everyone in town thinks her near-constant dizziness makes her weak, but Tania wants to be a fencer like her father – a former Musketeer and her greatest champion.
Then Papa is brutally murdered. and Tania must decide where her loyalties lie, or risk losing everything she’s ever wanted. Continue reading Interview: Lillie Lainoff – One for All
Smuggler Tom West confronts his lover Grace for betraying him to the Revenue and takes her orphaned daughter Molly on board ship disguised as a boy to join his crew. But Molly, or Orlando as she must call herself, will grow up to outshine all the men of Tom’s company and seek revenge – and a legacy – all of her own. Continue reading Book Review: A Wild & True Relation
What is Italy without pasta? Come to think of it, where would the rest of us be without this staple of global cuisine? Continue reading Book Review: A Brief History of Pasta
Clare arrives at the University of Edinburgh with a secret. This is her chance for a blank slate – to finally become who she was meant to be.
And then she meets Tabitha. Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Do to Our Friends
An unusual girl. An enigmatic man. An ancient castle. What could go wrong? Continue reading Book Review: Gothikana
Becky Sharp is determined to get away from the dead-end town where she grew up, make a place for herself in high society and reach the top of the career ladder. And she doesn’t care how many lives she ruins in the process. Continue reading Book Review: Becky
An epic tale of dragons, magic, intrigue, and love. Continue reading Book Review: A Day of Fallen Night
A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree