My next five reads…

  My to-read list is longer than most people’s MONTHLY shopping lists, but I’ve narrowed it down to the next five I plan to read. Life After Life – Kate Atkinson A colleague brought in a copy of one of Atkinson’s other books for me to read; A God in Ruins. I read the back and was really excited to read it, but my other colleague said that before I did I should read Life After Life. So, I toddled off to my local library and checked out a copy. As I walked out I opened it and read the … Continue reading My next five reads…

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

So, as part of my new year’s resolution to read more (see number 4, here), I signed up to a book club. The first book on the list was On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan. You may be familiar with his novel Atonement, which was adapted for the big screen and brought to life by Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. I downloaded On Chesil Beach straight to my Kindle (yes, I know, but I still read real books too) and curled up on the sofa to start reading. I hadn’t actually read the book description, so I wasn’t quite sure … Continue reading On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan