Book Review

Book Review: ‘My Not-So-Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

Book Review: ‘My Not-So-Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

Life isn’t always what it seems to be. This is the heart of the message of Sophie Kinsella‘s new novel. Not surprisingly, My not-so-perfect life is a light read, full of flawed but loveable characters. What’s a bit surprising though, is that it goes a […]

Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Title:                      Homegoing Author:                 Yaa Gyasi Publisher:            Penguin Random House Year Published:  2016 “And in my village we have a saying about separated […]

Book Review: On Becoming by Toke Makinwa

Book Review: On Becoming by Toke Makinwa

Title:                     On Becoming Author:                Toke Makinwa Publisher:           Kachiko Year Published: 2016 Review – There are always three sides to every story… yours, mine and […]

A Scandalous Tale of 5 Ladies

A Scandalous Tale of 5 Ladies

  Title: Lace Author: Shirley Conran Date Published: 28th July, 1983 “Which one of you bitches is my mother?” The single, scathing question sets the tone for the rest of the story. Lace is a mammoth sized book – 600+ pages – that details the […]

Mum On The Run by Fiona Gibson

Mum On The Run by Fiona Gibson

Title: Mum on the run Author: Fiona Gibson Date published: February 2011 Happy Friday! I thought I’d do a quick post on an e-book I read a while back. “Mum on the run” is the first Fiona Gibson book I’ve read. I was searching for […]

Thieving Girls and Caring Fathers

Thieving Girls and Caring Fathers

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Date Published: December 2007 The Book Thief was my second foray into Young Adult Fiction, my first being The Hunger Games trilogy. I was on the search for a great book in a genre I hadn’t read for […]

Summer Secrets by Jane Green

Summer Secrets by Jane Green

Title: Summer Secrets Author: Jane Green Date Published: June 2015 Summer Secrets is a perfect read for Jane Green fans. It is a heartfelt story about Cat Coombs, a woman working through her addiction to alcohol. It is told in a series of flashbacks, as […]

Paper Towns by John Green

Paper Towns by John Green

Title: Paper Towns Author: John Green Date Published: October z`2008 “Margo always loved mysteries, maybe she loved them so much that she became one” I came across Paper Towns during my lunch hour at work. A colleague was re-reading it in preparation for the author’s […]

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Title: Finding Audrey Author: Sophie Kinsella Date Published: June 5th, 2015 Without a doubt, Sophie Kinsella is one of my favourite authors. I love her quick wit and refreshing humour. Her stories, particularly the Shopaholic series, are feel-good books, often with ditzy, female protagonists. Perfect […]

The Spider King’s Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo

The Spider King’s Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo

Title: The Spider King’s Daughter Author: Chibundu Onuzo Date Published: March 2012 I love African novels. I’m Nigerian and reading stories that talk about places I’m familiar with, with references and snippets of the native languages win1s me over completely. The Spider King’s Daughter is Chibundu Onuzo‘s […]