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: Evermore Author: Alyson Noel Published: February 2009 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Rating: 2/5 Ever is a 17-year-old high school student left with the ability to hear peoples’ thoughts and see the dead after a tragic car accident. More of an outcast at her school, she cannot help but start to fall for the… Continue reading Evermore, Alyson Noel – Book Review
Title: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Published: September 2006 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars “Sometimes if you let people do things to you, you're really doing it to them.” Camille Preaker returns to her hometown as a journalist covering the murder of one young girl and the disappearance of a second. She finds… Continue reading Sharp Objects – Book Review
Title: The Island Author: M A Bennett Published: July 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Thriller, Contemporary Rating: 3/5 stars 'People that are bullied aren't necessarily nice people, just because they're victims.' When you finish this book, you will realise how much of a ridiculous plot this is, a little (a lot) unbelievable. However, I still found… Continue reading The Island Book Review
Hello and welcome! I swear every time I post I always say I’m going to try and be more frequent but never am. I even had two weeks off work where I could have done a little more alas no. Anyway I’m back here for my august wrap up, it’s a little late but better… Continue reading August Wrap Up
Title: Take It Back Author: Kia Abdullah Published: 8th August 2019 Publisher: Harlequin, Harper Collins UK Rating: 5/5
Okay, so my first post in for - ev - er! I'm in a really big reading slump, and I have an ever growing TBR list (to be read for you non book nerds) I keep buying books, both physcal and e-books, I've also got a (slightly less so) growing list of books to read… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Your TBR!
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.