Posts under ‘2014’

Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

  Shortlisted for 2015 Wellcome Book Prize and 2014 Costa Biography Award Five words from the blurb: brain, operate, pressures, […]

Dear Thief by Samantha Harvey

 Longlisted for 2015 Baileys Prize Five words from the blurb: woman, writing, friend, past, revealing The Wilderness, Samantha Harvey’s debut […]

Scorper by Rob Magnuson Smith

Five words from the blurb: American, English, ancestral, tools, ghosts Scorper is a strange, but beautiful book. I’ve not read […]

The Martian by Andy Weir (Audio Book)

Five words from the blurb: Mars, astronaut, alone, survival, rescue The Martian was on the “Best of 2014” list of […]

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Audio Book)

  Five words from the blurb: death, knowledge, life, before, mystery Harry August was born in 1919, but when he […]

Wake by Anna Hope

Five words from the blurb: unknown, soldier, buried, women, change Wake is set over the five-day period in 1920 in […]