Review: The Graveyard Book

Rating: 5 Stars The Graveyard Book follows the adventures of "Bod" Nobody Owens, as he tries to lead a normal life, like all boys his age. Except, Bod lives in a graveyard, with his ghost parents, mad teachers, and a guardian who is neither alive nor dead. Bod is happy with his life; he is... Continue Reading →

Review: Crooked House

Rating: 4 Stars There was a crooked man and he went a crooked mile.  He found a crooked sixpence beside a crooked stile. He had a crooked cat which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house. Agatha Christie herself admitted to being partial to Crooked House and called it one of... Continue Reading →

Review: Born A Crime

Rating: 4.5 stars I was very sceptical back when The Today Show replaced Jon Stewart with Trevor Noah, a comedian from South Africa, who very few had even heard of. He's still nowhere near Jon Stewart, but over time I have come to appreciate Trevor Noah for his own unique brand of humor and wit.... Continue Reading →

Review: Need To Know

Rating: 3.75 Stars This book really took me by surprise! I don't know why I bought it, maybe because there wasn't much choice at the time, but I'm so glad that I did. This is one book that all fans of suspense, thrills and espionage should read. That it is written by a former CIA... Continue Reading →

Review: Stardust

Rating: 4 Stars Stardust by Neil Gaiman follows Tristran Thorn as he sets off on a quest to find a fallen star; and not just a random fallen star, but the one that his beloved Victoria Forester saw falling! Tristran Thorn, born under strange circumstances, and brought up in the very boring and sleepy English... Continue Reading →

Review: Lying In Wait

Rating: 3.5 Stars Warning: Spoilers Lying In Wait, by Liz Nugent, introduces us to Lydia Fitzsimons, a woman with the perfect life. She lives in a beautiful mansion with her husband and son, both of whom love her unconditionally. Yet Lydia is not satisfied. She wants something more, and her husband will do anything to... Continue Reading →

Review: A Place For Us

Rating: 5 Stars All individuals are a unique sum of their life experiences, so much so that reading the same book at different stages in your life sometimes results in completely different reactions. The place where I am right this moment in my life made A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza resonate with me... Continue Reading →

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