Month: August 2013

I Love J.K. Rowling

I think J.K. Rowling is massively underrated. Seriously. I know that may seem silly, given her sales figures and acclaim, but I do think that she is still seen as a children’s author who is now playing at adult writing. My issue with that is twofold. Firstly, I strongly object to the notion that Harry… Read More ›

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Like so many others, I bought The Shining Girls having heard it was the new Gone Girl. Which I loved. I was underwhelmed by this though, probably because of that very recommendation. For me, Gone Girl was twist after twist, endless suspense, and although I was physically capable of putting it down,  until I was… Read More ›

This Makes Me Feel Much Better…

I read this the other day – In your 20s? Not married with babies? Then you’re winning – and it made me feel much better. Especially hot on the heels of the Meg Jay TED talk… http://gu.com/p/3hhtf Enjoy…