A(nother) Year Of Orenda – This Is How We Are Human by Louise Beech

A(nother) Year Of Orenda – This Is How We Are Human by Louise Beech

Today I try to do justice to the latest beautiful book to be served up by the very talented Louise Beech, This Is How We Are Human. I love Louise's work and once again she has demonstrated why she is nigh on impossible to define in terms of the genre of fiction she writes. My [...]

Quick Reads: The Baby Is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Quick Reads: The Baby Is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Today I am absolutely delighted to share my review of The Baby Is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite as part of the 15th anniversary of The Reading Agency's Quick Reads series. Designed to support and promote adult literacy, this initiative produces some absolutely brilliant reads, suitable to readers of all capabilities from some of the best [...]

A Year of Orenda – Sealskin by Su Bristow

A Year of Orenda – Sealskin by Su Bristow

Today I'm passing back to Mandie who has a review of the beautiful folk tale from Su Bristow, Sealskin. I read this book a couple of years ago and was absolutely captivated by the story and the world that the author had created. Touching on the legend of the Selkies, this is a truly emotional [...]

Cover Reveal: The Seven Doors by Agnes Ravatn

Cover Reveal: The Seven Doors by Agnes Ravatn

I am so excited to be able to lead with an exclusive cover reveal for the upcoming new thriller from Norwegian author, Agnes Ravatn. The Bird Tribunal, her debut novel, and one of the first Orenda Books titles I ever read, is one of my favourite reads of all time. It is so absolutely unforgettable [...]