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The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

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The Good Children by Roopa Farooki

I have such mixed emotions about this novel, on the one hand I really resonated with some of the material but on the other hand I was left feeling utterly empty by the end. You know that feeling when you read a story and are somehow left bereft? Like you don't know what to do… Continue reading The Good Children by Roopa Farooki

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My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk

After a little break from my blog and posting reviews over the festive season, I feel totally recharged and ready to share some reviews again. I popped into Waterstones the other day and I couldn't resist picking this book up. Ever since my trip to Istanbul last summer, I've grown even more fascinated by its… Continue reading My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk

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My Year In Books: 2018!

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!

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84K by Claire North

I picked this book up on my recent trip to the library on a whim, it sounded interesting and I usually love dystopian novels or shows so I thought I'd give it a try. I've not read anything by Claire North before so I went in with no expectations. Plot Overview: What if your life… Continue reading 84K by Claire North

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The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle by Victoria Williamson

Sometime, last week I received a very lovely and exciting email from the author of this book, Victoria, asking me if I'd like to read and review her book. After hearing a little about the book, I knew I just had to!  What I really appreciated is that Victoria clearly took the time to read… Continue reading The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle by Victoria Williamson

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Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes

I was sent this book through NetGalley in exchange for a review - Thanks to them and Penguin Random House UK for sending me a copy!  Title: Outside Author: Sarah Ann Juckes Genre: Teens & Y/A Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Publication Date: 3rd January 2019 Plot Overview: 'Here's the thing about being Inside. Ain't… Continue reading Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes

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Women of Resistance by Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan

I was sent this book through NetGalley and OR Books, thanks to them for sending me a copy!   Title: Women of Resistance - Poems for a New Feminism Author: Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan Genre: Poetry, Feminism Publisher: OR Books Publication Date: 23rd March 2018 Plot Overview: The struggles of womanhood as seen by… Continue reading Women of Resistance by Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan

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No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert

I was sent this book through NetGalley to review - Thank you to WaterBrook & Multnomah for sending me a copy! Title: No One Ever Asked Author: Katie Ganshert Genre: General Fiction (Adult), Women's Fiction Publisher: WaterBrook and Multnomah Publication date: 3rd April 2018 Plot Overview: When an impoverished school district loses its accreditation and… Continue reading No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert

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Mirai by Mamoru Hosoda

I was sent this book through NetGalley and Yen Press in exchange for an honest review - big thanks to them for sending me a copy!   Title: Mirai Author: Mamoru Hosoda Genre: Entertainment, General Fiction (Adult) Publisher: Yen Press Publication date: 30th October 2018 Plot Overview: Little Kun isn't too happy about the latest… Continue reading Mirai by Mamoru Hosoda