July 17, 2019Melanie Golding's debut novel offers a gripping mixture of police procedural, folklore and horror as we follow new mother Lauren Tranter as she slowly loses her mind when her twin babies are snatched from her.
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In January 2019, I made a resolution to widen the diversity of my reading pool for this column. This meant that...
January 15, 2019Publisher Raman Krishnan and storyteller Ninot Aziz put their heads and love for folktales together and produced the beautiful illustrated book 'Bidasari And The Djinn', a retelling of a local folktale.
September 24, 2018A minor character from Homer’s Odyssey is brought to life by Madeline Miller, who tells her version of this ancient Greek enchantress’ life. Circe is the most despised of the children of sun god Helios and nymph Perse, but within her is a gift never before seen among gods or men.
August 9, 2018Girl On Fire, the fifth title in Tony Parson's acclaimed DC Max Wolfe series, explores themes such as terrorism, radicalism, surveillance, prejudices and nationalism – weighty subjects indeed for a crime thriller.