Paul’s January reading pile

Paul’s January reading pile

Dark winter evenings are perfect for curling up with a book so here’s a look at the ones Paul has been reading during January. The first few weeks of the year have seen me working my way through the books that I received as gifts, either at or since Christmas,...
Krissy’s top picks of the latest YA releases

Krissy’s top picks of the latest YA releases

If you think young adult books are just for teenagers then think again! Written by some truly talented and award winning writers they can be moving, gripping, thought-proving, fun and fantastical.  As one of her favourite genres Krissy has taken a look at some of her...
Upcoming books for history buffs

Upcoming books for history buffs

From the foundations of the legends of King Arthur to the great international race in the 1930’s to climb the Himalayas, our resident history buff Krissy takes a look at some of the exciting new history books coming out over the next few months.   The First...
This Valentine’s say ‘I Love You’ with words

This Valentine’s say ‘I Love You’ with words

This Valentine’s Day, ditch the flowers and chocolates and other hackneyed gestures and instead say ‘I Love You’ with words. Treat your special someone to a good book. Set the mood with a romantic novel, chance your luck with something more saucy, or...
Books to read before they are adapted for the screen

Books to read before they are adapted for the screen

Lucy chooses her top six books to read before they’re adapted for screen in 2021   Books are always better than films. But who doesn’t enjoy seeing a story they love transformed on screen? So, be ahead of the game and read the books listed below before their...
Rise up – Novels to give you a lift

Rise up – Novels to give you a lift

Rise Above: novels to give you a lift Now that the Christmas decorations have been taken down, and with the prospect of being in lockdown until mid February, we’ve chosen some of the best novels to give you a lift as you curl up under the duvet during the long,...