A Year of Orenda – How To Be Brave by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – How To Be Brave by Louise Beech

Beech Week Here we are. Believe it or not it is five years ago today that Orenda Books published Louise Beech's debut novel How To Be Brave in paperback, and what a journey we have all been on since then. I was very (very) late in reading this book, but if you'd like to see [...]

A Year of Orenda – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

Beech Week Day three of Beech Week and I am back to reshare my thoughts on my 2018 Book of the Year - The Lion Tamer Who Lost. this book had me in tears. Bucket loads of them. So emotional, so beautifully tragic and such a hard book to forget. Definitely one of Louise's most [...]

A Year of Orenda – Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

Beech Week Day two of Beech Week and today I'm looking back at the beautiful but melancholic Maria In the Moon. What I love most about Louise Beech's writing is that you genuinely never know what you are going to get. This is one woman who will not be pigeonholed into a genre and Maria [...]

A Year of Orenda – The Mountain In My Shoe by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – The Mountain In My Shoe by Louise Beech

Beech Week I didn't get a summer break this year thanks to covid so missed a week at the beach, Instead, we've decided to spend a week with THE Beech - Louise Beech to be precise. This week marks five years since the paperback publication of her first novel, How To Be Brave, and as [...]