Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Amy & Isabelle

I can’t remember who recommended Amy & Isabelle to me but I’m glad they did, what beautiful writing. The book focuses on the difficult relationship between Isabelle and her teenage daughter Amy. Set in a small town in New England Continue reading Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring up the bodies

Hot on the tails of Wolf Hall, Bring up the bodies is yet another fab read. This time, in Bring up the bodies, we are following Thomas Cromwell as he continues to secure his position in the court of Henry Continue reading Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013

As the summer holiday season approaches many people use the opportunity of a break in the sun to catch up on their reading and are always on the lookout for some recommendations. As I’m such a bookworm I thought I’d Continue reading Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013

Book Review: A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison

A Walk Across the Sun

  I am often lucky enough to be gifted books for my birthday and Christmas. I love, love, love reading and there is nothing I love more than a brand new book! A fellow bookworm often enjoys treating me to Continue reading Book Review: A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison

Book Review: Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi

Pereira Maintains

  I love having books recommended to me. One of my fellow bookworm friends recently recommended Pereira Maintains. I haven’t read Antonio Tabucchi and it is always exciting to discover a new author. Pereira Maintains is a small but beautifully Continue reading Book Review: Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi

Book Review: OBEY Supply & Demand, The art of Shepard Fairey

OBEY Supply & Demand The art of Shepard Fairey

Many of you may know Shepard Fairey as the artist who produced the iconic Obama hope posters, he also featured heavily in the Banksy, Exit through the gift shop movie. However, Fairey has been producing iconic work for over 20 Continue reading Book Review: OBEY Supply & Demand, The art of Shepard Fairey

Book Review: Women are heroes. A global project by JR

Women heros

  I was not familiar with JR but was recently gifted his wonderful book Women are Heroes. The book catalogues an extraordinary project by JR in which he travelled as widely as Sierra Leone and Cambodia (with a few more Continue reading Book Review: Women are heroes. A global project by JR

Book Review: Rome + Klein by William Klein

Rome + Klein by William Klein

I love Rome, who doesn’t? Rome + Klein is a two volume slipcased set, volume one is a commentary of Rome covering everything from citizens of rome to fashion. The second is a weighty volume of black and white photography Continue reading Book Review: Rome + Klein by William Klein

Book Review: Lilo loves world book day 2013

As it is world book day today I thought I would join in the celebrations by taking a look back at five of my favourite book reviews over the past year. Remember that Lilo Loves reading so you can expect Continue reading Book Review: Lilo loves world book day 2013

Book Review: South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami

South of the border

I first discovered Haruki Murakami when I read Norwegian Wood, it certainly wasn’t a light read and his writing is outstanding. South of the Border, West of the Sun was recommended to me and as soon as I knew it Continue reading Book Review: South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami