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

‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass

Since I read “The Hunger Games” it seems like I spend most of my time looking for similar books: set in a cruel future, where everythig is pre-established and controlled by the ruling power, novels that show you the injustices that people live in tyrannies. “The Selection” covers most of these aspects that made me enjoy “The Hunger Games”, but it so much more than this. Society … Continue reading ‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass