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Articles in the #book series (17)

📝 Rebel Ideas by Matthew Syed 17 November 2021

I feel that this book really resonated with my own thoughts around the importance of diversity in groups and teams. The Rebel Ideas book…

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📝 Extraterrestrial by Avi Loeb 23 October 2021

I often enjoy books that try to take a different view on known events. I don't mean consipiracy theory - more around thinking laterally or…

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📝 This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay 6 October 2021

Having recently read The Secret Barrister, which I loved, I was recommended to also check out This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay. This is…

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📝 The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken 30 September 2021

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken is an oustanding book. In my opinion it is easily the best book I have read in…

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📝 Columbus Day by Craig Alanson 12 September 2021

Having recently read Project Hail Mary - and rated it highly - Goodreads suggested I try Columbus Day by Craig Alanson. Columbus Day cover…

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📝 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 14 July 2021

Every now and again it's nice to dive back into a young adult book. I recently read The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. The Night Circus…

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📝 Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir 5 July 2021

Andy Weir has become renowned over the past decade for his science fiction novels. The Martian (and its movie) was hugely enjoyable and…

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📝 Anxious People by Fredrik Backman 19 June 2021

Anxious People is a book about an attempted bank robbery in a Swedish town (not Stockholm!). It is written by Fredrik Backman. Anxious…

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📝 The H.G. Wells Classic Collection 26 May 2021

The Classic Collection of H.G. Wells novels contains five well-known stories: The War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon, The Time…

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📝 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson 25 April 2021

I was recently asked whether Steve Jobs was someone that inspired me. It's a difficult question, I find; he's definitely an inspiring person…

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📝 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes 18 April 2021

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes tells the story of a young English woman - Alice - who marries an American man and moves to a small town in…

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📝 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 23 March 2021

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a book set out in the Alaskan wild. It tells the story of a young family that move in order to live off…

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📝 Blood, Sweat, and Pixels by Jason Schreier 17 March 2021

This post contains some of my thoughts on the book Blood, Sweat, and Pixels by Jason Schreier. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels book cover This book…

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📝 The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy 10 March 2021

I recently finished reading The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy. Book cover for The Hunt for Red October This genre of novel (sort of…

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📝 The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 13 February 2021

Last week I read The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. The book won the 2020 Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction. The Midnight Library cover…

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📔 Books (last updated 2 February 2021)

Notes on some of the books I read, including my favourite authors.

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📝 Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain 31 January 2021

Recently I finished reading Dirty Little Secrets. This is the first book I have read by Jo Spain and the first time I have known of the…

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