‘The Lido’ by Libby Page

‘The Lido’ by Libby Page

From the blurb: Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers… Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder…

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‘Places I Stopped On the Way Home’ by Meg Fee

‘Places I Stopped On the Way Home’ …

From the blurb: In Places I Stopped On the Way Home Meg Fee plots her life in New York City – from falling in love at the Lincoln Centre to escaping the roommate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing…

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The Women’s Prize 2018 Shortlist – What do you need to know?

The Women’s Prize 2018 Shortlist – What do …

As many of you will know, the shortlist for the Women’s Prize 2018 was announced on Monday 23rd April.  It was so interesting to see what had been picked from the shortlist, and reading some of the reasoning behind those…

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‘Starfish’ by Akemi Dawn Bowman

‘Starfish’ by Akemi Dawn Bowman

From the blurb: Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking.  With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain…

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‘The Tidal Zone’ by Sarah Moss

‘The Tidal Zone’ by Sarah Moss

From the blurb: Adam is a stay-at-home day who is writing a history of the bombing and rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral.  He is a good man and he is happy.  But one day, he receives a call from his daughter’s…

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