Don’t Break The Chain

The Chain by Adrian McKinty is an intelligent, well-plotted novel with some seriously intense themes. Part one of this book was completely unputdownable; I raced through the first 200 pages like a madwoman and it was insane. Part two fell a bit short for me, as while it continued the story, it certainly felt less... Continue Reading →

Queenie: the relatable voice of a generation

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams is an incredibly relatable, humorous, at times cringey and deep read. It is a MUST-READ for women in their mid-twenties who feel like life just isn't going their way. I feel like it put many things into perspective for me personally, as I related to so much of what Queenie was... Continue Reading →

March away, Easter is near!

March was an interesting month; I actually managed to get through most of the books I had intended to read I think. March was a blur of reading, meetings, events and craziness. I need to rest! Here's what I read last month: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce 4* Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch 5* Blood... Continue Reading →

My Lovely Wife: Marriage and murder

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing is one of those unputdownable thrillers I can't get enough of. The main character tells the whole story from his point of view, making him the focus, and yet making you question his reliability all the way through. It's full of manipulation, deception and murder, all revolving around a... Continue Reading →

Lily Alone: A tale of child neglect

Lily Alone by Jacqueline Wilson is an intriguing, fast-paced children's book which focuses on child neglect and the role of the mother and the eldest child within a family. While I would not recommend this as an audiobook, as Wilson's narrative is a whiny annoying voice which I didn't feel fit with the eponymous character's... Continue Reading →

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