WILD FIRES by Sophie Jai

WILD FIRES Sophie Jai (www.sophiejai.com) The Borough Press (boroughpress.co.uk) £14.99 Buy a copy from your favourite independent bookshop The death of her cousin, Chevy, brings Cassandra’s family together in Toronto for the funeral. As she flies home from London, other family members are en route from Trinidad, where the family’s roots are still firmly bedded. […]

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The 2016 Round-Up

Another year coming to an end (and one many of us will be very happy to see the back of), which means its time for me to do a quick round-up and list my favourite books of the year. I’m late getting this out this year, so if you’re looking to buy any of these […]

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The 2015 Round-Up

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time to take a step back and reflect on the year that has been. As is now “traditional”, I’ll be using this post to talk about my favourite books of the year, but first a quick blast through some of the non-bookish stuff that happened in the past […]

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SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson

SEVENEVES Neal Stephenson (www.nealstephenson.com) The Borough Press (www.boroughpress.co.uk) £20.00 The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason. It was waxing, only one day short of full. The time was 05:03:12 UTC. Later it would be designated A+0.0.0, or simply Zero. An unknown Agent has split the moon into seven pieces, which remain […]

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