August 2020 Round Up

It’s that time of the month again and I’ve been through quite a few books over the last 4 weeks.

Little Fires Everywhere

  • Author: Celeste Ng
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Summary: A novel that tracks the gradually intertwining lives of the perfect Richardson family and the mother-daughter pair, Mia and Pearl.
  • Rating: 3/5

Olive

  • Author: Emma Gannon
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Summary: Olive is in her early thirties and come to the realisation that she doesn’t want kids, but will this drive a wedge between her and her closest friends, all of whom have started on the path to motherhood.
  • Rating: 4/5

Why be Normal when you can be Happy?

  • Author: Jeannette Winterson
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Summary: The memoir of critically acclaimed author; Jeannette Winterson.
  • Rating: 4/5

Daisy Jones & the Six

  • Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Summary: Daisy Jones & the Six were one of the biggest bands of the late seventies until they unexpectedly split. This is the first time they have all sat down to discuss what happened.
  • Rating: 4/5

Swing Time

  • Author: Zadie Smith
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House
  • Summary: This novel is set in London, New York and West Africa, and is about two girls who dream of being dancers, but only one has a talent for it.
  • Rating: 3/5

Little Fires Everywhere (Amazon Prime)

  • Network: Amazon Prime
  • Based On: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Summary: An American drama miniseries that tracks the gradually intertwining lives of the perfect Richardson family and the mother-daughter pair, Mia and Pearl.
  • Rating: 3/5

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