Reviews

Review – Mouthful of Birds

  Publisher: Oneworld Publications Format: Paperback Pages: 228 Rating: 4/5   Schweblin has a talent for leaving the reader feeling as though they've been spun around multiple times and then left to fend off the resultant dizziness by themselves. Similar to Schweblin's previous collaboration with translator Megan McDowell, Fever Dream, Mouthful of Birds has an eerie air about it -… Continue reading Review – Mouthful of Birds

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Double Review – Fever Dream and I’m Thinking of Ending Things

  Having read both of these short thrillers back to back, I've decided to review them as a couple as they both packed a punch and both are worthy recommendations.  Fever Dream is a mere one hundred and fifty two pages, but it managed to effectively get under my skin, leaving me feeling unsettled and… Continue reading Double Review – Fever Dream and I’m Thinking of Ending Things

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Review – Clean

  Clean is a gritty, eye-opening novel about addiction and all of the horrific things that come with it. Lexi Volkov, a Russian heiress and London socialite is forced into a remote rehab centre named Clarity by her brother Nikolai after almost overdosing on heroin. She is seventeen years old and we follow her struggle… Continue reading Review – Clean

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