Hello Mum by Bernardine Evaristo | Book Review

Title: Hello Mum Author: Bernardine Evaristo Publication Date: 2010 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Format: Paperback|96 pages Hello Mum is the letter of 14 year old Jerome to his mum. In this letter he attempts to outline what life growing up as a black teenager on a council estate in London is like. Although the book … Continue reading Hello Mum by Bernardine Evaristo | Book Review

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt | Book Review

Title: Tuck Everlasting Author: Natalie Babbitt Publication Date: 2020 (first published in 1975) Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books Format: Paperback|224 pages Tuck Everlasting is the timeless story of an eleven years old girl, Winnie Foster, who finds herself involved with a family who have mistakenly drank water from a spring and became immortal eighty-seven years ago. … Continue reading Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt | Book Review

Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by Agnès Martin-Lugand | Book Review

Title: Happy People Read and Drink Coffee Author: Agnès Martin-Lugand Publication Date: 2016 Publisher: Hachette Books Format: Kindle Edition|256pages Autumn was slowly arriving and a fine rain had been falling the day I finally decided to read Happy People Read and Drink Coffee. Naturally, what I am looking for during these months is a cosy … Continue reading Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by Agnès Martin-Lugand | Book Review

I Made a New Friend

In the past couple of weeks I’ve been seeing a small bird I have never seen in my entire life, which naturally got me super excited. After signing up in a Facebook group I found out that this little one is a Phoenicurus ochruros, commonly known as Tithy’s redstart, blackstart and black redtail. They live … Continue reading I Made a New Friend

13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher | Book Review

Title: 13 Reasons Why Author: Jay Asher Publication Date: 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Format: Paperback|320 pages Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24 (2018 CDC WISQARS) and the second leading cause of death for college-age youth and ages 12-18 (2018 CDC WISQARS). Thirteen Reasons Why tackles the issue head on … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher | Book Review