The Fault In Our Stars by John Green – Book Review

Oh my, where to start.  When I first started reading this book I nearly stopped when I realised immediately that the story revolves around cancer.  Only 18 months after going to war with cancer myself, not my idea of happy reading, no matter how good the story is.  But I was captivated, from the very beginning, even [...]

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher – Book Review

I have been wanted to read this book for a while so it was great to finally get there. I know that mind of a teenage girl is sporadic at best but in trying to imitate that, I felt there was to much jumping around in the protagonists thoughts and unnecessary information.  I found myself more than [...]

Precious Thing by Colette McBeth – Book Review

I am not sure how to start when reviewing Precious Thing.  To say I loved it, is far to bland.  I love coffee but that feeling is no where near close to how much I was totally enthralled by this book. For me this book has everything.  A storyline that keeps you guessing all the [...]

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer – Book Review

If Carelsberg made books... This is the most wonderful book, you can see straight away why it won the coveted Costa Book Awards.  I actually tweeted when I was about 30 pages into the book; 'Ever found a book so amazing you want to stop reading cause you don't want to finish it?  This is that book'.  [...]

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion – Book Review

After seeing so much about this book - EVERYWHERE and after two semesters of reading Victorian literature, I was keen to get reading and it was a great first book to get me out of my literature degree head space. It's a really fun easy read with wonderful characters, you are rooting from right from [...]