Frankenstein comes to modern day Iraq
The first in my Man Booker shortlist series examines the big themes of life through focusing on a single colour
A young girl tries to reclaim magic and take on the monarchy in this gripping fantasy adventure
And old friendship takes a dark turn in sun-drenched 50s Morocco.
Here's a rundown of all the nominees, with a synopsis of each.
I review Jane Harper's 'The Dry', Sunday Times Book of the Year 2017 and a real scorcher, if you know what I mean
I review the story of a Jamaican plantation slave with racial tensions, dark magic and a unique narrative voice
My Dad and I communicate through books. Every birthday and Christmas, without fail, we swap them as gifts. These are the best recommendations in the world. I always love finding the bit in the book that I know is the reason my Dad gave it to me. The second reason they are the best is … Continue reading Four unexpected recommendations from Poppa Shelf