Ibi Zoboi

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Editor: Ibi Zoboi | Publisher: Harper Collins What I loved most about reading as a child, was the ability it gave you to inhabit other worlds. But somehow, as an adult, it seems I’ve forgotten to seek out those experiences. I’m sorry to say, I can’t remember the last time I read anything from a… Continue reading Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Sophie Hannah

The Mystery of Three Quarters

Author: Sophie Hannah | Publisher: Harper Collins If I listed all the things that piss me off about The Mystery of Three Quarters it would run to a whole new (probably better) book. Let’s start with the positive. The story itself hangs together, it was interesting and fun, and the book had really good tension,… Continue reading The Mystery of Three Quarters

Mindee Arnett

Onyx and Ivory [Book Review]

Author: Mindee Arnett | Publisher: Harper Collins They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king of Rime. Cast out of the nobility, Kate now works for the royal courier service. Only the most skilled ride for the Relay and only the… Continue reading Onyx and Ivory [Book Review]

Gill Simms, Uncategorized

Why Mummy Swears

Author: Gill Simms | Publisher: Harper Collins It’s every parents’ nightmare – the start of the school holidays – and instead of sitting in the sun, reading a book over a cold, crisp glass of Pinot Grigio, Mummy has two bored moppets to attend to. After frantically booking sports camps, child minder slots, not to… Continue reading Why Mummy Swears

Why Mummy Drinks Gill Simms
Gill Simms

Why Mummy Drinks [Book Review]

Author: Gill Simms | Publisher: Harper Collins Welcome to Mummy's world... It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future full of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be 'tiddly' after a glass of Pinot Grigio… Continue reading Why Mummy Drinks [Book Review]