Category: reading

The First John O’Groats Book Festival

This weekend was the first John O’Groats book festival. I’ve looked forward to this for a while and I’m happy to say that it was an enjoyable event that gave me a lot to think about. Spread over two days, Friday kicked off the…

The Value of Book Clubs

As you probably already know, I’m a member of a rather fabulous online book club, the Curtis Brown Book Group (@CBBookGroup on Twitter), which is run by Curtis Brown Books, an arm of Curtis Brown, the literary and talent agency. On the 26th November…

The Summer of Secrets

The Summer of Secrets Sarah Jasmon Everyone has a summer that they remember. It could be a childhood summer of roller skates, paddling-pools and ice-cream or an adult summer of sun, sea and sangria. There are adventurous summers, rainy summers and lazy summers. Then…