Posts from ‘April, 2013’

Three Disappointing Reads

 Shortlisted for 2013 Women’s Fiction Prize Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver Five words from the blurb: butterflies, marriage, climate, destruction, […]

First Novel by Nicholas Royle

Five words from the blurb: creative, writing, mystery, blend, fact First Novel is an original, experimental piece of meta-fiction. The […]

Soufflé by Asli Perker

 Translated from the Turkish Five words from the blurb: cook, family, freedom, loss, people Soufflé is a multi-generational story, packed with […]

Moondust by Andrew Smith

Five words from the blurb: moon, journey, men, future, lives Only twelve men have walked on the moon. Andrew Smith was […]

Magda by Meike Ziervogel

WARNING: Review contains spoilers. If you are unfamiliar with Magda Goebbels’ story and are sensitive to spoilers I recommend that […]

Two Literary Prizes

The 2013 Women’s Fiction Prize Shortlist The shortlist for the 2013 Women’s Fiction Prize was announced this morning. I wasn’t […]