GUYS THIS IS SUCH AN IMPORTANT BOOK REVIEW. I am old. That is the first thing to tell you. The thing you are least likely to believe. If you saw me you would probably think I was about forty, but you would be very wrong. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like … Continue reading How to Stop Time by Matt Haig.
Another day, another book review. Today's review is of Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera. Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn’t sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But Juliet has a plan, sort of, one … Continue reading Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera.
Today's book review is of Stay with Me, a debut novel by Ayòbámi Adébáyò which was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. Though many expected Akin to take several wives, he and Yejide have always agreed: polygamy is … Continue reading Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò.
'All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time...' On his eighty-third birthday, Eddie, a lonely war veteran, dies in a tragic accident trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. With his final breath, he feels two small hands in his - and then nothing. He awakens in … Continue reading The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.
Life gets busy and things get stressful, and in those times I find it really hard to focus on reading new books and my enthusiasm tends to dip. At this time - while I still want to read - I find it really hard to immerse myself into new stories. To remedy this I love … Continue reading My favourite rereads.
PHYSICAL BOOK LOVERS, CALM DOWN. STAY CALM. DON'T GET MAD. HEAR ME OUT. I was gifted a Kindle Keyboard, one of the earliest models in 2012 for my birthday, and later upgraded to a Kindle Paperwhite. Since then, my reading has been revolutionsed and my Kindle has really changed me as a reader in many … Continue reading Why I love my Kindle.
Book review time! Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.