We interrupt your regular programming to bring you breaking news (or it would have been if I’d read this book when it was first published last summer!) of a book I have completely fallen in love with, The Map Of Us. It’s got a typewriter, a garden, sand art, washing machines, French estate cars, statistics,… Continue reading Book Of The Summer Book Review!
Are we happy? And if so, why does it feel like we’re all going to hell in a handcart? I look around me and all I see are people who are disenfranchised, angry and struggling. But everything should be great though, right? We’ve never had it so good, or is that just how it looks… Continue reading How To Measure Happiness
If you have managed to miss the exciting news that The Story Collector was reviewed in The Irish Times last weekend, then well done to you because I have been telling everyone I know and many people I don’t! To celebrate, The Story Collector is available to download for 99p all weekend on Amazon and… Continue reading Special Offer
Well, here it is folks – the book I wish I’d written. Unfortunately, Gail Honeyman wrote it, but it’s probably for the best as she has introduced me to one of the most original, funny and endearing characters I have ever read. Eleanor Oliphant is in survival mode and does a pretty good imitation of… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Review
I flippin’ loved this book!! And it’s inspired a kind of protectiveness in me that means, if you don’t like this book, we can’t be friends. As promised in the blurb, it is a big-hearted, laugh out loud story that begins with the simple premise of boy-meets-girl, which only belies the complex journey that lies… Continue reading Book Review – The Portable Veblen
I just want to say a huge thank to everyone who helped to make my launch day such a success! Thank you to everyone who paid me the biggest compliment by paying over their hard-earned cash to buy a copy of The Cross Of Santiago – I truly hope you enjoy the adventure! Also to… Continue reading The Morning After The Night Before