Book Club Round-Up
A powerful and beautifully written memoir from journalist Clover Stroud, about grief, motherhood, depression and the healing power of nature and horses. The Wild Other beautifully documents the author's idyllic childhood in rural England before a life-shattering event changed her life forever...
When magazine editor Amy Parker invites the daughter of an old friend to stay with her for the summer, she thinks she is doing them both a favour. Josie arrives and quickly becomes indispensable. But as cracks begin to appear in her life, Amy soon realises that the younger woman might not be a friend at all. Friend of the Family is the gripping new page-turner from Sunday Times bestselling author Tasmina Perry - a brilliant 'cuckoo in the nest' story with glamour, suspense and a knockout twist.
The newest addition to Adele Parks' literary arsenal, I Invited Her In is a dark, unsettling tale of the reunion of long-lost friends. This thoroughly gripping exploration of wanting what you can’t have is propelled by jealousy, revenge and unexpected plot twists.
Most books about public speaking don’t tell you what to do when you open your mouth and nothing comes out. And they don’t tell you how to get over the anxiety about performance that most people naturally have. They don’t tell you what to do in the moments when you are made, as a woman, to feel small. Viv Groksop's new book, How To Own The Room, does.
For readers of The Cows, Sweetbitter or Conversations with Friends - Caroline O'Donoghue's debut is a gothic, darkly witty novel about sex, power, work and being a young woman in a man's world. Promising Young Women feels particularly poignant in the #MeToo era and will have you thinking, laughing, crying - and racing to finish it.