The Midnight Library by Matt Haig – a philosophical novel looking at regret and happiness. The Midnight Library is Matt Haig’s most recent bestselling novel, claiming the top spot of the New York Times bestseller list for 34 weeks. Like Matt Haig’s previous bestseller How to Stop Time in which a man that has livedContinue reading “The Midnight Library: Worth the Hype?”
Reading short fiction can be a great way to introduce yourself to new authors or to get yourself out of a reading rut. There is such a sense of accomplishment when you get to that last page of a book and can tick it off the list. But recently I’ve been reaching for the longerContinue reading “Reading 5 books in a day & other short fiction on my TBR pile”
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro – an exploration in what it means to be human through the lens of AI. Klara and the Sun is Kazuo Ishiguro’s most recent anticipated novel and his first novel since 2015. Like his other work, Ishiguro explores what it means to be human but in a new sci-fiContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Klara and The Sun”
Why you should read Rutger Bregmans latest ‘masterful’ and ‘challenging’ book Humankind: a hopeful history.
Reading has long been a pastime to help us get through times of crisis, whether personally or globally. Reading is also a great thing to do now that we have a bit more time on our hands! Sometimes, when this all gets a bit too much, a more hopeful read is better to turn to,Continue reading “Reading in lockdown: 5 hopeful books”
I think I am off to a good start with my resolutions; of reading the books on my ever growing list. This was one of them – “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller. The story was so captivating I couldn’t wait to pick it back up again and I finished it in just overContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Song of Achilles”
A book review of Origin by Dan Brown