Readthon TBRs

Simsathon Readathon 2019 TBR

This month I will be participating in the Simsathon, which is hosted by Bianca Reads. You can find her announcement video here. There are a number of challenges you can complete that are related to the Sims and each of these challenges gives you a certain number of points. The aim is to earn as many points as… Continue reading Simsathon Readathon 2019 TBR

Top Five TBRs

Top Five TBR – Japanese Literature

  These are the top five pieces of Japanese literature on my TBR currently, and as I've become more interested in books set in Japan, or by Japanese authors recently, I thought I'd talk about them on here.  1. The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada This is the one I am arguably the… Continue reading Top Five TBR – Japanese Literature

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

Reviews

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

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