Guest Article: The Social Critiques of Philosophical Fiction

Hello! A very Happy New Year to everyone - I hope you all had a lovely break over the holidays, and got lots of reading in!! What a way to start the New Year! Greg Hickey, the author of The Friar's Lantern, has kindly agreed to help me kick off 2019, and wrote a guest … Continue reading Guest Article: The Social Critiques of Philosophical Fiction

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5 Children’s Books That Grown-Ups Love Too!

In "On three ways of writing for children", C.S. Lewis once said "A children's story which is enjoyed only by children is a bad children's story". I think he is right - good stories have an appeal, a magic that draws everyone and every age in. The five books I've listed below succeed in enthralling … Continue reading 5 Children’s Books That Grown-Ups Love Too!

9 Books Becoming Movies in early 2018

Movie Awards season is upon us - Golden Globes (Jan 09), Baftas (Feb 18), Oscars (March 04). The (currently) great and good of the film world will gather, eat drink, and pretend to be merry for someone else's success! I have always looked to see what books had been turned into films, and how they … Continue reading 9 Books Becoming Movies in early 2018

Coming Home To Island House – Erica James

In the summer of 1939, Romily and Jack Devereux return to Island House, a newly married couple, Romily a woman with a serious thirst for risk and adventure, but typifying in her approach and demeanour the forthright and perceived resilient nature of the pre-war generation, Jack a charismatic older man, both in a marriage that … Continue reading Coming Home To Island House – Erica James