As much as I appreciate the warmer months, Autumn and Winter is my favourite time of year; I love the cosiness and warmth of big jumpers and gingerbread lattes. But the best part of these colder months has to be wrapping myself up in a fluffy blanket on the sofa with a good book! So here’s a list of some of the books I recommend for the Autumn and Winter seasons.
His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels consisting of Northern Lights (1995), The Subtle Knife (1997), and The Amber Spyglass (2000). It's full of adventure, wonder and a little hint of nostalgia. We welcome this trilogy to the book club with open arms!
Describe your current job... I'm a poet and author of children's books, including the award-winning The Girl of Ink & Stars, and The Island at the End of Everything. Explain a typical day... I usually wake up between 7.30am and 8.30am, depending on how insistent our cat, Luna, is for breakfast. She's a rescue who was in very bad shape...
For the first (ever) edition of Joanie's Open Book-Club. We take a look at what Joanie HQ has been reading this summer. First up, The Girl's (Emma Cline).