Normal People by Sally Rooney

If you’ve clicked here hoping to read another rave review of this book then i’m sorry to disappoint you but it ain’t gonna happen. I actually bought the special Waterstones edition with the metallic blue spine, gorgeous endpapers and built in bookmark but at the end of the day its still a ‘crap’ book! I … Read moreNormal People by Sally Rooney

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

What a fabulous book this is, I enjoyed every page and I’m so hoping that it will be the first in a duology or even trilogy? Fingers crossed! Synopsis Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn’t like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the … Read moreCity of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Strike Your Heart by Amelie Nothomb

I was kindly sent an Autumn/Winter catalogue by Europa Editions to look through and I chose this book, mainly for its fascinating synopsis but also its very striking cover. So a huge thank you to Europa for sending me a copy of this and for enabling me to discover a new favourite author. This book … Read moreStrike Your Heart by Amelie Nothomb

Graphic novel mini reviews

I’ve been on a bit of a graphic novel kick lately so here are two novels I can definitely recommend you pick up if you are giving this genre a try too. Volume 1 of Alex + Ada A soon as I saw this on book tube I knew I had to have it. The … Read moreGraphic novel mini reviews

Light filters in – Poems by Caroline Kaufman

I was kindly contacted by Harper Collins and given a list of books to choose from to review. I chose this and they kindly sent me a ‘sneak peek’ of what it will look like when published. They also sent a lovely little bookmark and who doesn’t need more bookmarks (not me) So a huge … Read moreLight filters in – Poems by Caroline Kaufman

Slow bullets by Alastair Reynolds

I began 2018 with the intention to read more Science Fiction This arrived yesterday from Gollancz/Orion. I began reading it almost as soon as it was out the package Today I finished reading it. Boom! mind blown! A fairly short (at 182 pages) novella written by Alastair Reynolds.  I have to admit I hadn’t heard … Read moreSlow bullets by Alastair Reynolds

All my friends are superheroes by Andrew Kaufman

I began 2018 by reading this fabulous little book (and it is little at just 110 pages!). I had actually begun it last year but never finished it for some reason so I picked it on New Years Day and tore through the rest of it. I adored this book, its a gentle, clever, clean … Read moreAll my friends are superheroes by Andrew Kaufman

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