Book Recommendations

Staff Picks, favourites and reviews!

Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves

Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

Despite having sworn never to set foot there again, in Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves, Bertie Wooster answers the call of a friend in need (Stinker Pinker) and once again finds himself in the hell on earth that is Totleigh Towers, home of the dreaded Sir Watkyn Bassett and his drip of a daughter, Madeline. Also in the mix are other perennial Wodehouse favourites, Stiffy Bing, Gussie Fink-Nottle and fearsome Roderick Spode, Lord Sidcup, the 7th Earl of Sidcup who is…

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Reasons to Be Cheerful

Reasons to Be Cheerful by Nina Stibbe

Set in Leicester in the 1980s, the story focusses on Lizzie Vogel who has just moved from her rural village home to the bright lights of the big city to start work as a dental nurse. It offers her a chance to escape her alcoholic, novel-writing mother and it even comes with its own little flat situated above the practice. What she didn’t reckon on was her new boss, Dr JP Wintergreen, being a barely competent dentist, borderline racist who…

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