March Wrap-Up and April reading goal

March was another great reading month and I found a lot of new books and authors that I now love. In total I read six books – a mixture of audio and physical copies. These books varied from the classics, fantasy, young adult (YA) and a physiological thriller. More in depth reviews will feature on […]

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Review: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. It’s hard to get your come up, though, when you’re labelled “trouble” at school and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. But Bri’s success is all that stands between her family and homelessness, so she doesn’t […]

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Review: The Rumour by Lesley Kara

Blurb:  When single mum Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another and now there’s no going back… Rumour has it that a notorious child killer is living under a new identity, in their sleepy little town of Flinstead-on-Sea. Sally McGowan […]

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Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his […]

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Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

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 […]

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Is the Reading in Heels book subscription worth the cost?

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 […]

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Review: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

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 […]

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