Man Booker Prize Contenders: Exit West

Title: Exit West Author: Moshin Hamid Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Publication Date: March 2017 Synopsis: In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, Saeed and Nadia share a cup of coffee, and their story begins. It will be a love story but also a story about war [...]

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Man Booker Prize Contenders: Lincoln in the Bardo

Title: Lincoln in the Bardo Author: George Saunders Publisher: Bloomsbury Publication Date: March 2017 (This Edition) Synopsis: February 1862. The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son lies gravely ill. In a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returns to the [...]

Book Review: Final Girls

Title: Final Girls Author: Riley Sager Publisher: Ebury Press Publication Date: July 2017  Synopsis: Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of similar survivors [...]

ARC Book Review: Ozmander

Title: Ozmander Author: Luke Taylor Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: Expected 13th June 2017 Synopsis: The first book of The Woven Worlds, Ozmander is the epic tale of a young healer accompanying a mysterious man on a dangerous journey. Rating: 5/5 Review: I am lucky enough to have developed a great friendship with Luke; he was the first [...]

The Last Books of April

This post is going to be a little different to my usual set up because I read quite a few books in April (yay!) and thought I would sum up the remaining few in one post. Simple! Name: Illuminae  Rating: 1/5 Review: I fully expect to be hunted down for this review but, in all [...]

My Literary Litography

Today's post is just a quick one about my Literary Litography, a book that I bought because I thought to put my reading life into lists would be quite exciting. It would show where I had been in my literary experiences, what I have lived through and who I have met but it would also [...]

A Quick Hello From Me

As a professional blog reviewer, I felt it was time to start my own blog detailing my personal experiences between the covers of a book. I am proud to have gained this Professional Reader badge from Net Gallery and I can't wait to load up my own personal reviews. Hope you can join me on [...]