The Midnight Library by Matt Haig | Book Review

Title: The Midnight Library Author: Matt Haig Publication Date: 2020 Publisher: Canongate Books Format: Paperback|288 pages The Midnight Library is a heart-breaking book so engrossing that one cannot stop reading it. The main character ends up after a suicide attempt in a library that is magical: it has a limitless number of books that allows … Continue reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig | Book Review

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott | Book Review

Title: Little Women & Good Wives Author: Louisa May Alcott Publication Date: 1993 Publisher: Wordsworth Children's Classics Format: Paperback|464 pages Little Women by Louisa May Alcott follows the lives of four young girls detailing both their childhood and the beginning of their womanhood, the two somewhat "overlapping" each other. The March sisters are very different: … Continue reading Little Women by Louisa May Alcott | Book Review

Joseph and the Seven Swords by Faisal Alothainah | Book Review

Title: Joseph and the Seven Swords Author: Faisal Alothaina Publication Date: 2020 Publisher: Self-Publisher Format: Paperback|212 pages Joseph and the Seven Swords was gifted to me by the author, Faisal Alothainah, in exchange for an honest review. It follows the journey of Joseph, separated at birth from his twin sister and adopted by a family … Continue reading Joseph and the Seven Swords by Faisal Alothainah | Book Review

The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys | Book Review

Title: The Evening Chorus Author: Helen Humphreys Publication Date: 2015 Publisher: Serpent's Tail Format: Hardcover|304 pages The Evening Chorus is by far be the most exquisitely written novel I have read this year. Under normal circumstances I avoid books about World Wars, not because I am not interested in history but war isn’t exactly my … Continue reading The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys | Book Review

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

Reading Harry Potter for the First Time at 22

Title: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Author: J.K. Rowling Publication Date: 2014 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Format: Paperback|352 pages I must admit I am one of those people who avoid certain books because of how popular they are. Usually, because of the hype, I let my expectations soar and I assume that a famous book … Continue reading Reading Harry Potter for the First Time at 22