Maurice by E .M. Forster This book was ahead of its time (in fact E. M. Forster thought he wouldn’t see the book published in his lifetime). Forster wrote a compelling novel about the inner turmoils of finding yourself. He wrestles with the issues of homosexuality within the early 20th century, for those that do not … More Book Review: Maurice
Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain by Barney Norris I want to start off by saying, gosh Norris we go through pretty much all a person can experience in this book…thanks for that. It can be heavy at times but Fiver Rivers is written with outstanding beauty. Norris intertwines five lives in one stunning … More Book Review: Five Rivers met on a Wooded Plain
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness I’m not crying you’re crying… “Monsters are for babies, monsters are for bed wetters, Monsters are for…” well not this monster. This monster is a combination of being completely terrifying yet powerfully moving. It creates a sense of immense power and has tender moments that lead to this story to … More Book Review: A Monster Calls
I love reading and I feel like I have neglected it. There used to be a time where I would carry a book everywhere just in the hope that I would be able to grab a moment to dive into the chosen adventure. Well I want that back. Most of the books that I am … More 20 books for 2020
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby The Long Way Down flows well and takes you on a wacky and wild adventure with a bunch of people that are brought together through unbelievable chance. It has something for everyone and a personality that everyone will be able to relate to. The main characters interactions are … More Book Review: A Long Way Down
The Power by Naomi Alderman This book was on my self for months and I only decided to read it when it was recommended to me in Book Club. I had only read Liar’s Gospel by Alderman before and I really did enjoy it but I must admit I love what she has done with … More Book Review: The Power
During 2017 and 2018 I began to track the books I was enjoying, and came up with a list, I really enjoyed keeping track of the books that I have read. So, in no particular order, here are my favourite reads of 2019. Keep tuned for some reviews!
How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran So this is a book that has been on my shelf for nearly a year now. I’d been recommended it by countless women, saying, “there’s no way you can’t be a feminist after reading this book, this book will make you proud to be a woman, this … More How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran [Review]
The Long Song by Andrea Levy This was a haunting novel, it was the kind of book that you had to keep coming back to because you didn’t know where it was going next. I felt empty when it finished, I was devastated to be leaving the story of July. This book has been nominated … More The Long Song by Andrea Levy [Review]
During 2017 I began to track the books I was enjoying, and came up with this list. They range from classics, to fiction, to fantasy and each has something different to offer. So, in no particular order, here are my favourite reads of 2017.