Year 6 – catch-up; Books 1-10 including Zadie Smith, Max Porter and Abir Mukherjee

As the more eagle-eyed or regular reader will know, Lockdown 1.0 featured of a baby for us which, it is fair to say, has had something of an impact on a) the whole book a week thing and b) keeping up with reviews. I have considered just moving this into a children's book blog, but… Continue reading Year 6 – catch-up; Books 1-10 including Zadie Smith, Max Porter and Abir Mukherjee

Year 4 / Book 10: My Sister, the Serial Killer

10) My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Well this was quite a gear-change from anything else this year. I described it to my wife Katie as like a Netflix crime series spliced up for the millennial generation and repackaged into chapters. It is dark, darkly funny, funnily disturbing and disturbingly dark; not necessarily… Continue reading Year 4 / Book 10: My Sister, the Serial Killer