Last year I saw every man and their dog raving about The Couple Next Door. It was dubbed the ‘thriller of the year’ and with good reason. This was the first book I read as part of my ‘read at least one book a month’ new year’s resolution and boy oh boy have I started with a good’un.
After devouring Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell in one weekend a few months ago, I knew the minute I picked up I Found You I was committing to 24 hours spent with my bum parked on the sofa and a steady stream of mince pies to keep me going. Not a bad way to spend a weekend at all.
I love a good book all year round but once the temperature drops curling up on the sofa with a page-turner seems even more appealing. My drawer is currently overflowing with books that are waiting to be devoured and these are the four that I’m planning on making my way through over the next couple of months.
This is the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday for me. I read this book back when I was a student but I loved it so much I couldn’t not write about it. Just thinking about it’s magic has made me want to pick it up and immerse myself in it all over again. If you need me, you know where I’ll be…
Sometimes you find yourself a few chapters into a new book and you’re still not fully hooked. Blood Sisters was said book. I persevered however and I’m so glad I did because this ended up being one of the most thought-provoking books I’ve read all year. High praise indeed.
Since me and the food afficiondo that is Hungry Harriet discovered we’re both actually 80 inside we seem to have found ourselves in an unofficial book club. When ‘Then She Was Gone’ by Lisa Jewell landed on my desk with promises that I would devour it within a weekend I knew it was time to put the kettle on and not leave the flat for 24 hours…
This book had made its way around half of my family before it landed in my lap and when my Mum recommends a book to me I sit up and listen because let’s be honest, when are Mum’s ever wrong?!