Book Review

7 Life Changing Books You Need To Read

7 Life Changing Books You Need To Read

There are certain books you read for the fun of it, and there are others that trigger a “wow” moment in your life. You’re introduced to new knowledge that changes how you think and behave. Here are my top 7 books that offer such profound, […]

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 […]