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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #TranscendentKingdom #YaaGyasi #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

Penguin Viking March 2021 Book Description As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. When her father and brother succumb to the hard reality of immigrant life in the American South, their family of four becomes… Continue reading Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #TranscendentKingdom #YaaGyasi #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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Wish You Were Here by Jodie Picoult @HodderBooks #WishYouWereHere #WishYouWereHereJodiePicoult #JodiPicoult #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

Hodder & Stoughton Nov 2021 Book Description Diana O'Toole's life is going perfectly to plan. At twenty - nine, she's up for promotion to her dream job as an art specialist at Sotheby's and she's about to fly to the Galapagos where she's convinced her surgeon boyfriend Finn, is going to propose. But then the… Continue reading Wish You Were Here by Jodie Picoult @HodderBooks #WishYouWereHere #WishYouWereHereJodiePicoult #JodiPicoult #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart @douglas_D_Stuart @picadorbooks #ShuggieBain #DouglasStuart #PrizeWinningFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading

Picador Books 2020 Book Description Agnes Bain had always expected more. In the Glasgow of the early 80s, she dreamed of greater things: a house with its own front door, a life bought and paid for outright (like her perfect - but false - teeth). When her philandering husband ups and leaves, she and her… Continue reading Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart @douglas_D_Stuart @picadorbooks #ShuggieBain #DouglasStuart #PrizeWinningFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading

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Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent @lizzienugent #LyinginWait #LizNugent #TheClqrt #BookReview #Bookblog #PsychologicalThriller #DomesticNoir #RecommendedReads

Penguin Books 2016 Book Description Lydia Fitzsimmonds lives in the perfect house with her adoring husband and beloved son. There is just one thing Lydia craves to make her life complete, and she is determined that her husband will get if for her. The last thing she expects is that her obsession will lead to… Continue reading Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent @lizzienugent #LyinginWait #LizNugent #TheClqrt #BookReview #Bookblog #PsychologicalThriller #DomesticNoir #RecommendedReads

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo @acevedowrites #ThePoetX #ElizabethAcevedo #Poetry #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading

Egmont Books 2018 Book Description Xiomara has always kept her words to herself. In her Harlem neighbourhood, her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But X has secrets. Her feelings for a boy in her bio class, the notebook full of poems that she keeps under her bed - and a slam poetry club… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo @acevedowrites #ThePoetX #ElizabethAcevedo #Poetry #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading

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The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey @moniqueroffey @SarahHarwood_ @vintagebooks #TheMermaidofBlackConch #MoniqueRoffey #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

Vintage Books June 2021 Book Description Near the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch. But David attracts a sea-dweller that he never expected - Aycayia, an innocent young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid. When American tourists capture Aycayia, David rescues her and… Continue reading The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey @moniqueroffey @SarahHarwood_ @vintagebooks #TheMermaidofBlackConch #MoniqueRoffey #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

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Final Cut by S J Watson @SJ_Watson @alisonbarrow @DoubledayUk #FinalCut #SJWatson #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

Doubleday Books 2020 Book Description Blackwood Bay.  An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination.  But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it’s a ghost town – and the perfect place for film – maker Alex to shoot her new documentary. But the… Continue reading Final Cut by S J Watson @SJ_Watson @alisonbarrow @DoubledayUk #FinalCut #SJWatson #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

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The Maidens by Alex Michaelides @AlexMichaelides @orionbooks #TheMaidens #AlexMichaelides #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads #BookBlog

Weidenfeld &Nicolson June 2021 Book Description ST CHRISTOPHER'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, IS A CLOSED WORLD TO MOST. For Mariana Andros - a group therapist struggling through her private grief - it's where she met her late husband. For her niece, Zoe, it's the tragic scene of her best friend's murder. As memory and mystery entangle Mariana,… Continue reading The Maidens by Alex Michaelides @AlexMichaelides @orionbooks #TheMaidens #AlexMichaelides #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads #BookBlog

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Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout @ellieeHud @GeorgiaKTaylor @annavridley @PoppyN @VikingBooksUk #TheClqrt #OhWilliam #LucyBarton #ElizabethStrout #BookReview

Penguin Viking Books October 2021 Book Description Lucy Barton is a successful writer living in New York, navigating the second half of her life as a recent widow and parent to two adult daughters. A surprise encounter leads her to reconnect with William, her first husband - and long time, on - again - off… Continue reading Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout @ellieeHud @GeorgiaKTaylor @annavridley @PoppyN @VikingBooksUk #TheClqrt #OhWilliam #LucyBarton #ElizabethStrout #BookReview

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The Misfits A Personal Manifesto by Michaela Coel @EburyPublishing @MichaelaCoel #TheMisfits #TheClqrt #Michaela Coel #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFictionReads

Ebury Books September 2021 Book Description From the brilliant mind of the creator and star of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum comes a passionate declaration against fitting it. Michaela Coel's MacTaggart Lecture touched a lot of people with her striking revelations about race, class and gender. But in the end, the person most… Continue reading The Misfits A Personal Manifesto by Michaela Coel @EburyPublishing @MichaelaCoel #TheMisfits #TheClqrt #Michaela Coel #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFictionReads