Wrap Ups

July Wrap Up 2018

  I read a total of ten books in July - one hardback, seven paperbacks and two e-books. This was an extremely good reading month for me, as I didn't give any of the books I read below a three star rating and I managed to read a lot despite being ill for two weeks… Continue reading July Wrap Up 2018


Review – The White Book

  Publisher: Portobello Books Format: Paperback Pages: 161 Rating: 5/5   A short collection of writings about the colour white, The White Book is a blend of genres that evokes a deep emotional response in its reader. Han Kang writes simultaneously with delicacy and with power, leaving no feeling untouched. Without knowing exactly what I was going to be… Continue reading Review – The White Book


Tag – Book Blog Newbie

As I have recently entered the blogging world wide eyed and bushy tailed, I thought it would be interesting to share a bit about myself and why I decided to start writing about my reading. I did a quick search on the ol' Google and found something called the Book Blog Newbie Tag on The Book… Continue reading Tag – Book Blog Newbie


Review – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Publisher: Harper Collins Format: Paperback Pages: 383 Rating: 5/5   In this story, the endearing, if slightly out of the ordinary character of Eleanor Oliphant attempts to convince the readers that she is completely fine, even when the evidence suggests otherwise. She spends all week knuckling down at work and the weekends at home by herself with a Tesco… Continue reading Review – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine


Review – The Power

  Publisher: Penguin Books Format: Paperback Pages: 339 Rating: 4/5   Set in a world where there has been a drastic reversal in gender roles as a new power only women can use completely upturns patriarchy, The Power explores themes of gender and identity at both an individual and a societal level. Tackling topics such as sexual assault, human… Continue reading Review – The Power


Review – Children of Blood and Bone

  Publisher: Pan Macmillan Format: Paperback Pages: 525 Rating: 3/5   Boasting an easy to read writing style and a creative magic system, it is understandable that this book has demanded some hype recently. Diviners are young people who were previously destined to inherit magic but who have instead been forced to grow up without their birthright and with… Continue reading Review – Children of Blood and Bone