A Lifetime of Impossible Days – Tabitha Bird

A Lifetime of Impossible Days is a beautiful and heart-breaking meditation on family trauma, guilt and growing up that focuses on Willa. We meet fierce Gumboots Willa in 1965, quietly breaking Middle Willa in 1990 and rebellious and scatty Silver Willa in 2050 where their lives intersect in a time slip delivered on the first … Continue reading A Lifetime of Impossible Days – Tabitha Bird

Bruny – Heather Rose

Firstly, let me just say that I adored The Museum of Modern Love and was so excited about this one but also a little apprehensive as I loved it that much. These two books are very different from each other but each were mind-blowingly good. On the back of Greta Thunberg and climate change and … Continue reading Bruny – Heather Rose

The Godmother – Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee

The Godmother was sassy and fun and from the first page I was immediately smitten with our narrator, the Widow Portefeux. She was sarcastic, independent and relatable in more than a few ways. I also loved that it was a novel about a middle-aged woman that didn't rely on motherhood or a romantic relationship to … Continue reading The Godmother – Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee