The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

Locke Lamora lost his parents at an early age and was brought up in the underworld of the fictional land of Camorr. Locke turns into a witty and experienced thief, pulling together high-risk/high-profit schemes with his fellow Gentlemen Bastards to steal from the rich to enrich himself and his adopted family. As long as thieves follow the rules and pay their dues to Capa Barsavi … Continue reading The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars concluded at the beginning of the summer after running for a whole seven seasons. The teen show had a promising start back in 2011. Alison Dilaurentis, ring leader of the so-called “pretty little liars” had been missing for quite some time. Without her around, Aria, Spencer, Emily and Hannah have grown apart. But then one day, Alison’s body is found burried in … Continue reading Pretty Little Liars

Dunkirk

Picture this: Allied forces are surrounded by German troops and they’re pushed back to the French coastal town of Dunkirk. Thousands upon thousands of soldiers are stranded on the beach with nowhere to go but home across the Channel. While they wait for ships to take them away across the water, German bombers fly over the bay and drop their loads on the sitting ducks … Continue reading Dunkirk

Bring Up The Bodies – Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies is the second instalment in the Thomas Cromwell series by award-winning author Hilary Mantel. The story begins where Wolf Hall left off. Anne Boleyn is quickly falling out of favour. She has failed to do the one thing she was expect to – to provide Henry with a son and heir. Thomas Cromwell has risen to power alongside the Boleyns. As the … Continue reading Bring Up The Bodies – Hilary Mantel

Lorde – Melodrama

Melodrama can best be described as Lorde’s coming-of-age album. She released her first studio album, Pure Heroin, back in 2013 at the tender age of 16. Back then the lyrics of her songs, the most notable being “Royals” and “Tennis Court”, were a critique of materialism and popular culture. Four years later, Melodrama is a showcase of the artist’s transition into adulthood. At the age of 20, the … Continue reading Lorde – Melodrama

Girls

Girls came to an end earlier this year after a successful six-season run on HBO. The series created by writer/director/actress Lena Dunham follows the lives of four young women in their 20s as they face personal and professional struggles in New York as they attempt to find their place in the world. When the series opens up, Hannah (Lena Dunham), an aspiring writer who can’t land … Continue reading Girls