My Top Five Wild Memoirs by Fascinating Women

My Top Five Wild Memoirs by Fascinating Womenfeatured

Patti Smith is transforming her ‘Just Kids’ into a mini-series! Praise Jesus! In honour of this event and my favourite subcategory of book, I am going to fascinating, challenging, defining reads from this niche and in my humble perspective. What could be more satisfying then sitting down with a weakened coffee on your cosy lounge Read more

‘We Never Asked for Wings’ by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

‘We Never Asked for Wings’ by Vanessa Diffenbaughfeatured

Publisher’s Description: From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Language of Flowers comes her much-anticipated new novel about young love, hard choices, and hope against all odds. For fourteen years, Letty Espinosa has worked three jobs around San Francisco to make ends meet while her mother raised her children—Alex, now fifteen, and Read more

‘The Dress’ by Kate Kerrigan

‘The Dress’ by Kate Kerriganfeatured

Publisher’s Description: Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes – made all the more precious because they were once owned and loved by another woman. Thousands follow her vintage fashion blog and her daily Instagram feed. But this passion for the beautiful clothes of the past is about to have unforeseen consequences, when Lily stumbles upon the Read more


‘After Perfect: A Daughter’s Memoir’ by Christina McDowellfeatured

Publisher’s Description: In the tradition of New York Times bestsellers What Remains by Carole Radziwill and Oh the Glory of It All by Sean Wilsey, Christina McDowell’s unflinching memoir is a brutally honest, cautionary tale about one family’s destruction in the wake of the Wall Street implosion. Christina McDowell was born Christina Prousalis. She had Read more


‘The Blue’ by Lucy Clarkefeatured

Publisher’s Description: In the tradition of Alex Garland’s The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. They found paradise.…what would they do to keep it? In the Read more


‘Risk’ by Fleur Ferrisfeatured

Publisher’s Description: Taylor and Sierra have been best friends for their whole lives. But Taylor’s fed up. Why does Sierra always get what – and who – she wants? From kissing Taylor’s crush to stealing the guy they both met online for herself, Sierra doesn’t seem to notice when she hurts her friends. So when Read more


My Top Five Graphic Novelsfeatured

I love graphic novels. They are a totally underrated medium and such a joy to read. Here are my picks, for all you newbies out there. Note, I do tend to prefer real life drama over superhero stuff! 1. ‘Blankets’ by Craig Thompson This is a gorgeous epic piece, especially for those who feel like Read more