Sunny Side Up by Susan Calman

“This book you’re reading now, though, isn’t set in the gritty world of pound shops; this book is all real.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Oh, Susan! This book is just a joy to read. It's the embodiment of kindness and it made me smile all the way through. There is something about the way Susan Calman writes that... Continue Reading →

The Train to Impossible Places by P.G. Bell

'"We're sinking!" she exclaimed. "Actually, we're diving," said Wilmot. "It's like sinking, but on purpose."' ⭐️⭐️⭐️ I didn't intend to read two middle-grade books in a row but I had to read this one for work (event planning!). I have to confess that I think this book suffered slightly in my estimations because it was... Continue Reading →

When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

“Let me tell you something that goes against popular wisdom. Love is not blind; it just looks in the wrong places.”  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bold, brave and moving. Meena Kandasamy has created a literary masterpiece in When I Hit You. Don't read this book if you're looking for an easy read with lots of plot, it is... Continue Reading →

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

"..she thought there was something wrong with her because she sought the messy, sprawling innards of life, the flesh beneath the skin, the breakages." ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The premise of this book hooked me straight away. It's based on a future New York where the human race has almost achieved immortality, but only for the high classes... Continue Reading →

Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami

“So in the end maybe that’s the challenge: to look inside your own heart as perceptively and seriously as you can, and to make peace with what you find there. If we hope to truly see another person, we have to start by looking within ourselves.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I've been suffering from a bit of a... Continue Reading →

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