2020: Book 52
- Dec 27, 2020
Can I Say No? By Stefanie Preissner
Relatable and enjoyable read from an Irish actor/TV writer who learns as she goes through her twenties; self-acceptance and setting...
2020: Book 51
- Dec 20, 2020
Daisy and The Trouble With Nature, by Kes Gray
Ok - a book I read to my 5 year old daughter but it did have lots of chapters! Some funny moments but if I'm being honest the ending was...
2020: Book 50
- Dec 13, 2020
Who Do You Think You Are? by Dan Waddell
An easy read but jam packed with information on how to start researching your family tree, interspersed with some celebrity stories from...
2020: Book 49
- Dec 6, 2020
In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan.
Another book that will be in my top 5. A classic book summed up thus: 'Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.' The author takes apart the...
2020: Book 48
- Nov 29, 2020
The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing The Hostile Environment by Amelia Gentleman.
This book will easily be in my top 5. Often heartbreaking; it's still such a necessary story to tell. The author does a wonderful job of...
2020: Book 47
- Nov 22, 2020
How To Argue With A Racist, by Adam Rutherford.
I think a slightly misleading title as the book is about genetics. However, it is a fascinating and enlightening read. The author does a...
2020: Book 46
- Nov 15, 2020
Lost Connections, by Johann Hari.
Not a revolutionary idea for me — the idea that depression isn't a chemical imbalance requiring medication to fix. However, still a great...
2020: Book 45
- Nov 8, 2020
Just Like You, by Nick Hornby.
Interracial relationship with two decade age gap, plus Brexit referendum and infidelity — sounds heavy! But as always with Hornby; an...
2020: Book 44
- Nov 1, 2020
What Should I Do With My Life, by Po Bronson
Very interesting and readable book exploring the true life stories of fifty or so individuals as they figure out their purpose in life....
2020: Book 43
- Oct 25, 2020
Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean
Quite a heavy read for a kids book but a fitting tale to delve into in a pandemic. Based on a true story, the author does a splendid job...