Review: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

I’ve been meaning to read Joe Abercrombie for ages…I’ve heard so many great things about this writer. So when NetGalley had his first YA available as an ARC I thought I would apply. 625 more words


Review: Under the Jeweled Sky by Alison McQueen

Oh dear…where to start? When I first started this book I feel in love on the first page. I was so intrigued. It was a mystery that I wanted to solve page by page. 562 more words


Review: The City by Dean Koontz

It’s been many years since I’ve read any Dean Koontz….okay…by many I mean at least 20….oh dear, I am getting so old! Without going into just how stupid I am, I was a bit confused at the start of this book….this was in NO WAY Koontz’s FAULT….it was my own….When it started to make sense to me…well….I still wasn’t swept away with the story. 485 more words


Review: Our Happy Time by Gong Ji-young

***This book will be released in the USA on July 1, 2014***

Wow. This was a gem of a read for me. I am so glad I stumbled across this novel. 478 more words


Review: Echo Boy by Matt Haig

What does it mean to be human? Is it merely to be made up of flesh and bone? Is it the structure of our DNA? Is having a soul what makes us human? 673 more words


Review: China Dolls by Lisa See

Oh. My. Great. Goodness….and breathe….

Lisa See has really outdone herself with this one. I’m not at sure if she shouldn’t just put up her pen and call it a day…..this book was just so wonderful! 797 more words



We all have the dilemma side of our academic life, the good parts and the memorable ones. The most annoying being compulsory holidays or elongated session duration, popularly known as “The Strike Action”. 985 more words