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

The Secret Life Of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd

South Carolina, 1964. Lily Owens, a girl of fourteen haunted by the belief that she accidentally killed her mother when she was four, decides to leave the peach plantation where she lives with her hateful father and run away with her black maid Rosaleen after she is put in jail for getting into trouble with a gang of the most racist men in town. Following … Continue reading The Secret Life Of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd

The Kingkiller Chronicle – Patrick Rothfuss

The Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy by Patrick Rothfuss tells the story of Kvothe – a young boy of the Edema Ruh (travellers) who loses his family to a pack of demons. After the horrible events of that fateful night, Kvothe sets off on a mission to discover all that he can about the creatures who murdered his family so that he can hopefully avenge them. The only … Continue reading The Kingkiller Chronicle – Patrick Rothfuss

The girl with all the gifts – M. R. Carey

The girl with all the gifts by author M.R. Carey tells the story of Melanie – a girl who, for as long as she can remember, has been living the same old routine. She lives in a cell in an underground bunker, with other kids in cages as her neighbours. Every morning guards come, strap her safely into a wheelchair and take her to lessons. … Continue reading The girl with all the gifts – M. R. Carey

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and company are back and it has made me all kinds of happy. I cannot begin to describe the feeling I experienced when after nine long Harry Potter-less years I found myself at a bookshop waiting to purchase the latest instalment of Potter adventures – even if he wasn’t the main protagonist anymore. Lets just say it took me back to when I … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The whole world in one small room

Imagine you’re five years old and one room is your whole world. You were born in this room and have lived there your whole life with only your mother for company. You’ve grown up thinking that this room and the people in it are the only things that really exists. This is Jack’s reality. Room is a compelling story about what living in a single room … Continue reading The whole world in one small room