QBD Reviews: Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq

Houellebecq has famously called English the language of Donald Duck, so perhaps it is no wonder that Shaun Whiteside’s English translation (due for release September 26) was held back six months later than all other translations. And look, I bought a first edition in French (and it came with a beautiful Houellebecq-themed French bookmark that […]

QBD Reviews: Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

Khaki Town, Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, is inspired by a true wartime story that has remained a well-kept secret for over seventy years.

Celebrating 21 years of Jack Reacher, with Lee Child

Lee Child. Internationally best-selling author. Creator of Jack Reacher. One of the most iconic characters in modern literature. Legend has it, a Reacher novel is sold, somewhere around the world, every nine seconds! And now, 21 years after the character first appeared on the page, Lee Child brings us a whole new Reacher adventure: Past […]

QBD Reviews: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

For her whole life, Willowdean Dickson has been a loud and proud, self-professed fat girl. She has never felt uncomfortable in her own skin, and she’s never had any issues ignoring the boorish and taunting remarks that her teenage peers have made about her size – until she meets Bo Larson. Bo is a popular […]