A Place Called Perfect by Helena Duggan

"Their years of imprisonment burned in their eyes, adding strength to their bones." ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Another middle grade (9-11 years) book onto my read list! I try to review these books against each other rather than generally and although this was readable, it didn't wow me. I felt that it was a bit predictable. I think... 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 →

Circe by Madeline Miller

"But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth." ⭐⭐⭐⭐ By now, most people interested in fiction will have probably seen or heard of Circe, Madeline Miller's second Greek mythology inspired novel. I have not read her first, The Song of... Continue Reading →

The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan

“However hard we try to make a deal with the world, the world hasn’t agreed. Nature can’t love us back.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kirsty Logan’s first novel The Gracekeepers is one of my favourite novels, so when I got the chance to read this new book I was very excited and thankfully, it didn’t disappoint! It obviously... Continue Reading →

May 2018

I really thought that this month was going to be a bit slow in terms of reading but alas, here I am with six books to talk about! In other news, I've got a new job in a bookshop so this is only going to get worse... or better, let's be positive! Have you read... Continue Reading →

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