Books, Review, Wrap-Up

April & May 2018: Wrap-up

Sooooooo, you might have noticed there wasn't an April wrap-up. I just didn't feel like writing one. To be perfectly honest, blogging had lost its appeal and I was trying to get all my words to flow towards the book I'm trying to write. Time to get you up to speed! Here's a little overview… Continue reading April & May 2018: Wrap-up

Books, Review

Book review: The Power – Naomi Alderman ***

“One of them says, 'Why did they do it?' And the other answers, 'Because they could.' That is the only answer there ever is.” In The Power the world is a recognisable place: there's a rich Nigerian kid who lounges around the family pool; a foster girl whose religious parents hide their true nature; a local American… Continue reading Book review: The Power – Naomi Alderman ***

Books, Review

Book Review: Circe – Madeline Miller *****

But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth. Such a constellation was he to me. Circe is the daughter of Helios, the sun god, and Perse, a beautiful naiad. Yet from the moment of her birth, she is an outsider… Continue reading Book Review: Circe – Madeline Miller *****