Izzy & Tristan - Shannon Dunlap This isn't a novel, it's a romance. This book was first brought to my attention because of the publisher tweeting about everyone getting their proof copies and I had that FOMO feeling that you get sometimes when you watch other people having a good time. So I added it… Continue reading Izzy & Tristan
How to Be Famous - Caitlin Moran This could very easily become a very gushy essay about how much I love Caitlin Moran, so you'll have to excuse me if my inner fangirl bursts forth. I love Caitlin Moran. I love this book and the one that came before it and if you take anything… Continue reading How to be Famous
S.T.A.G.S - M A Bennett Look at me go, two weeks into 2019 and I've already read five books! Looks like a change in the date didn't mark a change in my social life, although, after reading this, perhaps that's a good thing... Nine students. Three bloodsports. One deadly weekend. It is the autumn term… Continue reading S.T.A.G.S.
Settle yourself dear reader, for I am going to take you on a little journey. I have long wanted to read and appreciate the work of the Brontes. I have tried and failed on several occasions to read Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and not had much success. I did manage to read Emily Bronte's Wuthering… Continue reading The two times I failed to read Jane Eyre and the one time I succeeded
Dear Evan Hansen - Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul If you're a fan of musicals like I am, you'll know all about Dear Evan Hansen. Being based in the UK, I am desperately waiting for the show to come to the West End so I can finally see all the songs… Continue reading Dear Evan Hansen
Codename Villenelle and No Tomorrow - Luke Jennings Like pretty much everyone else in the world, I watched and loved Killing Eve, which was adapted from a series of short stories by Luke Jennings. I'm not sure if the decision to turn those stories into full length novels or the TV show came first, but… Continue reading Codename Villenelle and No Tomorrow
The Last - Hanna Jameson An apocalyptic end of the world story with an additional murder mystery wrapped up in it? Well, colour me interested. This reminded me of The Shining crossed with High Rise crossed with Station Eleven and And Then there were None. It makes for an interesting post-apocalyptic end of the world… Continue reading The Last