Bewilderment – Richard Powers

I got the 'this-will-be-amazing' tingles as I started this novel, and so it was - I will forever remember finishing reading Bewilderment in a beautifully sunny Somerset park on our way home from Cornwall, emotionally stunned by the ending and completely unaware of my surroundings and those physically around me. To read a book where … Continue reading Bewilderment – Richard Powers

May Day – Josie Jaffrey #BBNYA2021

I took part as a Panelist in the 2021 BBNYA competition, and was lucky enough to read the novel which would go on to win. During the process, I read many excellent excerpts and full novels and so I know how high the standard was last year. I wasn't at all surprised when May Day … Continue reading May Day – Josie Jaffrey #BBNYA2021