Title: American Psycho Author: Brett Easton Ellis Publiation Date: 1991 Genre: Transgressive fiction, postmodern, horror, black comedy "Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and he works on Wall Street, he is handsome, sophisticated, charming and intelligent. He is also a psychopath. Taking us to head-on collision with America's greatest dream—and its worst nightmare—American Psycho is bleak, bitter, black comedy about a… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
Title: Dead Ringer Author: Nicola Martin Published: February 2020 Genre: Thriller Rating: 4/5 “Get ready to meet the other you. Just upload your photo to get started. Using the latest facial recognition software, plus your votes. MeetYourDouble will find you doppelganger. Start now.” Is there someone in the world that looks like you? What would… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Dead Ringer
Title: D.O.G.S. Author: M. A. Bennett Published: September 2019 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Rating: 5/5 stars “That’s why I’d begun to trust him. He’d said last, not laaast. Pass not paaass. He was a northerner.” Review number two of the week. I am part of the bookstagram tour for this book on Instagram, check out my post on my account @wishfulbooks.… Continue reading D.O.G.S. by M. A. Bennett – Book Review
Title: S.T.A.G.S. Author: M. A. Bennett (Twitter/Instagram) Published: 2017 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Rating: 4/5 Stars “I think I might be a murderer” I received this book and the sequel DOGS for the DOGS bookstagram tour from Darkroom Tours, M A Bennett and Hot Key Books. All opinions are my own and have not been influenced… Continue reading S.T.A.G.S. – book review
Hello everyone, okay so I've been a little MIA again. I'm really bad at keeping up with this regular posting malarkey! Anyway, update on reading - I am now part of on an online Instagram book club 'Mad Hatters Book Club'. We are on our second month of reading together. We have a discussion post… Continue reading Book Discussion – Beauty Sleep by Kathryn Evans
Welcome to First Lines Friday, a weekly book feature hosted by Wandering Words. Rules: Choose a book from your shelves/current readOpen the book to the first pageCopy the first line on the page, making sure you don’t give away the book titleReveal the book. I love the idea of this, so often it’s the first few… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 4th October 2019
Title: Take It Back Author: Kia Abdullah Published: 8th August 2019 Publisher: Harlequin, Harper Collins UK Rating: 5/5
Seventeen-year-old Michael has a secret: he likes to cross-dress. For years, this Black star of the wrestling team has kept this to himself. When his twin sister Shah walks in on him trying on her clothes, he finally confides to her that he wants to wear dresses in public. Understandably, Michael is terrified how his suburban… Continue reading Michael’s Black Dress – Book Review
This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace.
It always amazes me when reading fantasy books how someone can create a whole new world, complete with new creatures, new lore and including things we will find familiar. This book doesn’t disappoint.