The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

The Book of Lost Things begins in the style of a young adult book, bringing the reader into David’s world as he hears his books talking to him. He is an unhappy child after his mother died and he struggles to settle into a life without her. David tries to find a way to escape... Continue Reading →

January, so far…

January 2022 has been a great time for me to catch up with some of the books I’ve been wanting to read for a while. The end of 2021 wasn’t a great time (for anyone really) but I’ve managed to get back to it and wanted to share the books I’ve been reading over the... Continue Reading →

The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel

The Glass Hotel follows Paul and Vincent, brother and half sister, from their time as teenagers through to adulthood. Vincent and Paul didn’t have the easiest teenage years. Vincent lost her mother, and suffered from years of resentment from Paul for the collapse of his parent’s marriage. Both find themselves back living and working together... Continue Reading →

Instructions for the British People During The Emergency by Jason Hazeley and Nico Tatarowicz

As someone who regularly reads dystopian fiction, finding myself in the depths of a global pandemic while working and homeschooling two kids meant a very swift change of genre was needed. Instructions for the British People During The Emergency seemed like the perfect thing to read. A quick and hilarious handbook for surviving an emergency.... Continue Reading →

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