Family secrets surface when two sisters travel to Hong Kong to care for their ill father. When Jill Lau receives an early morning phone call that her elderly father has fallen gravely ill, she and her sister, Celeste, catch the first flight from Toronto to Hong Kong. The man they find languishing in the hospital… Continue reading Red Oblivion by Leslie Shimotakahara
People lived because she killed.People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the king. If Zafira was exposed as a girl,… Continue reading We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
The other day I ran a poll on twitter asking my fellow bloggers and readers what they'd like to see next on my blog and the highest percentage voted in favour of this post: Why I'm a reader. So I've decided to give the people what they want and post this today. Just to give… Continue reading Five ways reading changed my life
I've been wanting to change my content up a bit and add a couple of tags a month so naturally I googled 'bookish tags 2019' and stumbled upon a wonderful book blog run by Nandini at Unputdownable Books . Full credit to her for sharing her answers for this tag, which inspired me to do… Continue reading Reader Confessions Tag
Lucy gets the same bus every day. She hopes to get a seat to herself, tries to avoid eye contact, and, if she’s really lucky, reads a chapter of her book. But it’s a Friday – and the bus is always crammed at the end of the week. Personal space doesn’t exist. She keeps her… Continue reading A Face in the Crowd by Kerry Wilkinson
I've been wanting to read this book for absolute ages and I finally managed to get my hands on a copy recently and was hooked from the get go. I love books which take me far away from the everyday boring scenarios and land firmly in an outlandish and luxurious world entirely unfamiliar to me.… Continue reading Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Hi guys! I've been so excited to write this post and share all the brilliant and um...not so brilliant books I've read this year. I think this is the year I rediscovered my love for reading, having graduated earlier this year - I finally have the luxury of reading exactly what I want, when I… Continue reading My Year In Books: 2018!