Blurb: Most people dismissed the reports on the news. But they became too frequent; they became too real. And soon it was happening to people we knew. Then the Internet died. The televisions and radios went silent. The phones stopped ringing And we couldn’t look outside anymore. Review: There is something frightening and yet ever… Continue reading Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman
This year I have decided to take part in the Goodreads reading challenge. I am hoping by the end of the year to have completed a total of 50 books, which will hopefully be doable. I started a list (below) to get me motivated and excited which will be updated as the year goes on.… Continue reading My 2019 reading list (so far)
There is nothing better than sitting down with a good book at Christmas-time. These are the three books I plan to read over the next two weeks. 1. The Book of Christmas by Jane Struthers Why it's on my list? I was drawn to it because I love Christmas and it looks like a fun,… Continue reading Three books I’m reading this Christmas
I have always wondered if book subscriptions are worth the money. Will I already have the book? Are the products that special? This month, I have decided to find out if subscription service Reading in Heels is really worth the cost. It promises to deliver a handpicked book, plus four to five gifts, through the… Continue reading Is the Reading in Heels book subscription worth the cost?
Blurb: When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, nervousness and fear run high. Washington Black - an eleven year-old field slave who has known no other life - is aghast to find himself selected as personal servant to one of these men. His new master is the eccentric Christopher Wilde… Continue reading Review: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She… Continue reading Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Greens
Blurb: Fifteen-year-old Alex doesn't just like ultra-violence - he also enjoys rape, drugs and Beethoven's Ninth. He and his gang rampage through a dystopian future, hunting for terrible thrills. But when Alex finds himself at the mercy of the state and subject to the ministrations of Dr Brodsky, the government psychologist, he discovers that fun… Continue reading Review: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess