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Book review: Three Women
There’s a reason why this blunt, no-holds-barred account of women’s desire and sexuality is talk of the town this summer. And here are my thoughts.
Book reviews: July wrap-up
July has been a month of change, but one thing has stayed the same: I've enjoyed 12 more excellent books. And here's a round-up of them all.
Book review: Through The Wall
The premise is simple: how well do you know your neighbours? Caroline Corcoran’s Through The Wall explores this creepy concept. But don’t mistake this novel for your average thriller.
Summer 2019 reads: Charming characters vs gripping plot
Today’s review features books from the second two categories: ‘The Holiday’ by T. M. Logan and ‘Something to Live For’ by Richard Roper. Both of these books are perfect holiday books: easy to read, enjoyable and satisfying.
Book review: How Do You Like Me Now?
This funny, honest book bowled me over like an avalanche sliding towards a sapling. Page after page cast up more and more similarities between main character, Tori, and me in my early 20s. I could relate to almost every beautifully-delivered line. From feeling like a fraud to watching friends get married and having kids to … Continue reading Book review: How Do You Like Me Now?
Book review: The Undoing of Arlo Knott
The Undoing of Arlo Knott is a masterpiece. It ticks all of my boxes: fallible, human characters; an unpredictable plot; vivid descriptions and an effortless writing style; and thought-provoking scenes and issues.
Book review: The Silence of the Girls
I put off reading The Silence of the Girls for quite some time. Partly because I knew it was going to be a sad, tough read. And partly because it would signal the end of my Greek myth binge. Now I’ve read it, I wish I’d put it off for even longer, because nothing will live up to the first read of this exquisite novel.
Book review: Dear Edward
By Ann Napolitano Synopsis One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles. There are 192 passengers aboard: among them a young woman taking a pregnancy test in the airplane toilet; a Wall Street millionaire flirting with the air hostess; an injured soldier returning from Afghanistan; and two beleaguered parents moving … Continue reading Book review: Dear Edward
Book review: The Song of Achilles
This is an epic myth; an epic retelling; an epic love story. It broke my heart from the first chapter and continued to dance across the pieces for the remaining 32.