The Power: A clever portrayal of gender roles

The Power by Naomi Alderman is a creative, intelligent novel which I have enjoyed listening to via Audible. I found that the genuine reversal of gender roles blended well with the fantasy elements and made for a very compelling read. I found the characters interesting and multi-dimensional each with a well portrayed back story and... Continue Reading →

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Broken Things: A twisted mystery

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver is a very well-plotted mystery thriller which will take you by surprise. The writing is very well done, ensuring that the characters act their ages which helps the story make total sense. This is a refreshingly easy read, and one for thriller lovers to enjoy. Broken Things by Lauren Oliver... Continue Reading →

Tradition: an important narrative

Tradition by Brendan Kiely is an important narrative which should be read and taken in by teenagers everywhere. I listened to the audiobook version of this, and absolutely loved it. The characters are brilliant, taking into account all areas of concern for all young females, from teenage to adulthood. Kiely understands how to write female... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: Dead End Q&A with Rachel Lynch

Book spotlight Dead End by Rachel Lynch Canelo Previous Books in the D.I. Kelly Porter series: Dark Game Deep Fear Genre: Crime/thriller Release Date: 8 October, 2018 My review: Dead End: Another stunner!  Here's my in-depth Q&A with Rachel Lynch: I felt that this book had an almost equal split between Kelly’s personal life and... Continue Reading →

Stephen King’s It: Horrific genius

Oh, wow. I have just finished listening to the entire 44 hour, 53 minute long audiobook of It by Stephen King and loved nearly every second. Would I recommend listening to this as an audiobook rather than reading it? YES! With incredible narration and long chapters, this is the perfect listen for a long plane... Continue Reading →

Nine Perfect Strangers: A Review

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty is a confusing book incorporating many different characters in a confined space with a word limit. Moriarty had some good plot lines within the text, and I found most of it interesting enough to continue, but somehow this book misses the gel which should bind story lines and characters... Continue Reading →

The Cuckoo Wood: slow, but thrilling

The Cuckoo Wood by M. Sean Coleman is an intriguing, slow burning crime thriller with myth-busting elements. Dr. Alex Ripley leads the first in what I expect will be a successful series, which I feel makes the book unique within its genre and made me enjoy it more than reading from a detective's point of... Continue Reading →

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