Review – Adnan’s story by Rabia Chaudry

Adnan’s story by Rabia Chaudry Published:  first published June 7th 2016 Genre: Non-fiction, true crime, mystery Pages: 410 You may have heard of Adnan before, through the podcast serial or otherwise. In 1999 Adnan was a 19 year old high school student. Adnans ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee was found strangled and the year after he … Continue reading Review – Adnan’s story by Rabia Chaudry

Review – And then there were none by Agatha Christie

And then there were none by Agatha Christie Published:  May 3rd 2004 by St. Martin's Press (first published November 6th 1939 Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Thriller, Classics Pages: 248 First edition cover Ten little niggers, ten little indians, ten little soldiers, ten little teddy bears. The rhyme, the song, the play, the book. It is so … Continue reading Review – And then there were none by Agatha Christie

Review – Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge Published: June 1st 2017 by Bloomsbury Circus Genre: Non-fiction, Feminism, Race, Politics Pages: 249 This book is based on a blog post the author wrote in 2014 that went viral. As bloggers know, there is only so much you can say in … Continue reading Review – Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Review – Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton Published: September 6th 2016 by St. Martin’s Press Genre: Memoir, non-fiction, biography Pages: 272 Oprah announced in 2016 that Love Warrior was a book club read, stating "You're gonna absolutely love this book and the spirit of it, whether you're married or single, whether you're a mom or not." … Continue reading Review – Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

Review – A Streetcar named desire by Tennessee Williams

A streetcar named desire Published: first published 1947 Genre: Fiction, drama, play Pages: 107 “I don't want realism. I want magic! Yes, yes, magic! I try to give that to people. I misrepresent things to them. I don't tell the truth, I tell what ought to be the truth. And if that's sinful, then let … Continue reading Review – A Streetcar named desire by Tennessee Williams

Review – The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published: June 13th 2017 by Atria Books Genre: Romance, Fiction, Chick-lit Pages: 391 It being feburary, the month of love and valentines, I've decided to pick up a romance novel. I was prepared to find it cliché and annoying, how wrong I was. “It’s always … Continue reading Review – The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Review – The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro

The unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro Published: Published 1995 by Faber and Faber Genre: Fiction, dystopian, science fiction, speculative fiction Pages: 535 I love going into books without expectations or any knowledge of what it’s about. Other times I have to look to reviews to figure out what it is I’m reading. This was one of … Continue reading Review – The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro

Review – Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro Published:  August 31st 2010 by Vintage (first published March 2005) Genre: Fiction, dystopian, science fiction, speculative fiction Pages: 304 “Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading.” As with … Continue reading Review – Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Review – Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

Nocturnes: Five stories of music and nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro Published: 2010 by Faber & Faber (first published 2009) Genre: Short stories, music, fiction, contemporary Pages: 231 Music binds together five short stories in this little suite of a book, set in this world of ours that sometimes feels so vast and then suddenly so small. … Continue reading Review – Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro