The Good Girl * Fiona Neill Book Review

After a good book like Reconstructing Amelia  I was slightly disappointed by Fiona Neill's take on teen drama in the Internet era and the dangers of posting compromising material about oneself online. While Amelia's story was more focused on the aftermath of bullying, Romy's story is focused on the how and why's and the family … Continue reading The Good Girl * Fiona Neill Book Review

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Reconstructing Amelia By Kimberly McCreight * Book Review

Reconstructing Amelia follows the story of working mother, Kate, who receives a call one day from her teenage daughter’s school telling her that her daughter, Amelia, has been suspended and needs to be picked up. Due to traffic and work obstacles, Kate arrives at the school late, and by the time she does, there are … Continue reading Reconstructing Amelia By Kimberly McCreight * Book Review

Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg

After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. I bought this book after reading a review on the Culture section of BBC News. Find Me was listed as one … Continue reading Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg

Maggie Stiefvater * The Wolves Of Mercy Falls Trilogy

I picked up these three gorgeous books at a sale at The Works (paid £5 for something that made my life a lot nicer, filled my heart with love and light and made me forget the horrors of Twilight). The book covers are amazing but they give nothing away of the subject (btw, mine are … Continue reading Maggie Stiefvater * The Wolves Of Mercy Falls Trilogy

Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

Do you remember The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare where a normal teenager gets mixed up with creatures like faeries and werewolves and angels? Or Ink Exchange from Melissa Marr dealing with faeries and tattoos? Or maybe the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy? Well, there is this book about a teenage girl just turning 16, moving … Continue reading Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

Book Review – Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #2) by Maggie Stiefvater

the longing. Once Grace and Sam have found each other, they know they must fight to stay together. For Sam, this means a reckoning with his werewolf past. For Grace, it means facing a future that is less and less certain. the loss. Into their world comes a new wolf named Cole, whose past is … Continue reading Book Review – Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #2) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review – Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

“Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.” For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam … Continue reading Book Review – Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Cassandra Clare * Mortal Instruments Book 2 * City of Ashes

City of Ashes is the second installment in The Mortal Instruments series, an urban fantasy series set in New York written by Cassandra Clare. The novel was one of YALSA's top ten teen books for 2009. Reading it now, though, over a 6-months span of picking it up and putting it down, I can't see … Continue reading Cassandra Clare * Mortal Instruments Book 2 * City of Ashes

Matched * Ally Condie

Cassie will not let Society determine her loved one. Part 1/3 In the Society, Officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die. Cassia has always trusted their choices, but she begins to question just how perfect her world really is when she notices things are not what they seem. As Cassia begins … Continue reading Matched * Ally Condie

Adult’s Party Games

Planning a party and unsure of how to entertain your guests? Come dine with me participants, read through so you will not lose points in the race for £1000 Party Games for Small Groups of Adults (4 to 8 People) Chinese whispers Sit everyone in a circle. Whisper a long phrase to one person. They, … Continue reading Adult’s Party Games