The Secret She Kept possesses a compelling sense of urgency that from the very beginning kept my focus invested in the story throughout and also added an alluring layer of mystery.
·٠•●♥ Hey Bookworms!♥●•٠·˙ I hope you're enjoying whatever you're reading this weekend. Feel free to share also, I could always use more recommendations. 😉 I recently posted my latest Booktube Review on VOX by Christina Dalcher, my current Book Of The Month! See below to view it and also if you're feeling especially charitable today, … Continue reading Booktube Review! VOX by Christina Dalcher
Today I'd like to do something a little different and share with you some of the most interesting articles I've read this week in the world of books and publishing. Here are my 3 picks for bookish news stories this week.
Hey Bookworms, Every month I'll be reading a classic to add to my collection of reviews. Please help me choose which one I should read next by taking the survey below! And before you go, tell me in the comments: What was the last classic book you read and what did you think? Thank you … Continue reading Vote For My Next Classic Read Of The Month!
Hey Bibliophiles! Let me start off with the question I ended my review with; Do you have a perfect Halloween read? If so, please tell me what it is in the comments as well as anything else you'll be reading this October. I kicked off this macabre month with the gruesomely ghoulish Frankenstein by Mary … Continue reading October Classic Read: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
People In The Trees is the 2013 debut by American novelist Hanya Yanagihara. It is a retrospective account detailing the life story of esteemed scientist Abraham Norton Perina and the events that led to his eventual arrest. The story has a fantastic premise that is both original and unique and discusses very universally relevant themes; that of man's obssession … Continue reading New Book Review: People In The Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Murakami writes with such poetry and enticing perversity in this tonally sombre book, published in 1987 by Kodansha. Toru Watanabe, the protagonist, hears the song Norwegian Wood by the Beatles aboard a flight and is instantly transported back to his disillusioned youth after his best friend, Kizuki committed suicide leaving Toru and Kizuki's girlfriend, Naoko … Continue reading New Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Hi Friends, I hope you had a fantastic week! I for one am so happy that it's finally Friday especially since I'm off all weekend. 🎉 Now without much further ado, I'm really excited (and then some given the novelty of the situation), to host my first ever Charity Readathon! Throughout the month of October, I … Continue reading LOCHANREADS CHARITY READATHON
The first volume in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy: The Fellowship Of The Ring is the epic adventure fantasy novel by J R R Tolkein. Published in 1954 by George Allen and Unwin, it follows the story of Frodo Baggins from the Shire who is bequeathed a magical ring with dark powers. For the … Continue reading New Book Review: LOTR – The Fellowship Of The Ring by J R R Tolkein
The first time I read this book back in my Sixth Form days, I felt so intellectually cultured as though I possessed a literary depth that my peers lacked. After all, most of the prose flew right over my head, so it just had to be a work of higher intellect. Now that I'm … Continue reading ‘Classic Reads’ -August; Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen