Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness. Book One in the Chaos Walking Trilogy. Opening sentence: “The first thing you find out when yer dog learns to talk is that dogs don’t got nothing much to say.” Published in 2008, quite a few people have recommended this book (the whole trilogy in fact) […]

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Interview: Laurèn Lee – Author of Cranberry Lane

Welcome to my first author interview of 2018! I’ve just finished reading Cranberry Lane (my full review is here), a cracking thriller by American author Laurèn Lee and she kindly had a little chat with me about her inspiration for the book and her love of Harry Potter! She’s been writing since she was old […]

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Opinion: Harry Potter – A History of Magic Exhibition

Attention, Muggles! If you (like me) are a fan of Harry Potter and his magical wizarding world, then I highly recommend a visit to the A History of Magic exhibition, on now until 28th February 2018 at The British Library. Curated to celebrate 20 years since the publication of The Philosopher’s Stone, this exhibition merges […]

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Opinion: The Second Read

Recently, I was chatting to my friend, Cat, about books and she was lamenting that plodding through The Count of Monte Christo was doing nothing for her (and it is a loooong book – quite a time commitment to make), so I simply advised that she stopped. My opinion is that life is too short for […]

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