Bodies of Light by Sarah Moss

Bodies of Light is the second Sarah Moss novel is what I call, ‘Alice reads everything Sarah Moss has ever written’. I’ve decided her books will always surprise me, as I never get what I’m expecting from the synopsis. “Bodies of Light is a deeply poignant tale of a psychologically tumultuous nineteenth century upbringing set […]


Ctrl, Alt; Delete by Emma Gannon

It’s hard to remember my life without thinking, in turn, of the internet. The internet became big just at the right time for me, I’d had years of roaming and playing outside as a child and now I was 13 with dial-up. The internet was the home of the Hamster Dance, Dancing Baby, and Weebl’s Stuff. […]


The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

I came across The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer by accident, when last Tuesday I wanted to find a TV programme to pass some time before I left for work. I propped up my Kindle, playing the first thing I found. The Interestings. It was so good that within the first five or ten minutes I new I needed to […]


The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss & Shiny New Books

I review The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss for Issue 11 of Shiny New Books. It’s wonderfully written, and a book that sneaks up on you – keeps you thinking long after it ends. If you like an introspective novel on family this is for you, it’s so much more as well, Moss keeps it […]