Once a week I post a picture to show you what I’m reading each week and where I’m reading it. I hope you’ll come along on this literary journey! Beatlebone | Kevin Barry | Doubleday | Oct 2015 | 9780385540308
Drink | Ann Dowsett Johnston | Harper Wave | 2013 | 9780062241795
The Brief History of the Dead | Kevin Brockmeier | Vintage | 2006 | 9781400095957
I recently reviewed The House I Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell (read review here) and I adore the cover. It’s a perfect representation of the fragility of life and of the balance between contentment and devastation.The egg is the perfect symbol for the Bird family. Death and anger (at oneself and others) threaten to overwhelmContinue reading “Funky Cover Friday”
Happy Funky Cover Friday! What covers are you jonesing for this week? My favourite cover of the week is on Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon’s Daytripper. This is such an attention grabbing image. The use of whitespace in contrast to the colour is a genius design. It suggests a vibrancy that exists within memory and imaginationContinue reading “Funky Cover Friday”
I’ve just picked up Helen Oyeyemi’s latest novel, Boy, Snow, Bird. It is so vivid and eye catching with its gorgeous cover. I’m really looking forward to what this novel will bring. I read Oyeyemi’s Opposite House a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Let’s hope this new read brings the same level of satisfaction.