Wow... despite reviewing many great books this year, I think Child Taken might just be my personal favourite of 2017! There are two reasons for this revelation. Firstly, the story is just amazing, with a reveal that you really have no inkling of until it is exposed (no easy feat for a writer these days, … Continue reading Child Taken by Darren Young. Adult Fiction Book Review.
Beverly sidesteps the need to interact with co-workers by working from home. When she must venture outside, she wears earphones so no one will bother her. Social niceties are designated to her best friend and flatmate, Ella. Beverly would be jealous of Ella's gregarious charm and high-life, if she didn't have the security of her … Continue reading Beverly by Fiona Pearse. Adult Fiction Book Review.
Words of wisdom from a modern-day mystic in a language you can understand. Conscious living involves being aware of what’s going on in your life and, more importantly, what’s going on in your mind. How you experience life depends on what you choose to believe. If you never take the time to examine your beliefs, … Continue reading My Life is My Responsibility: Insights for Conscious Living by Peter Mulraney. Spiritual Book Review.
I must confess my obsession for journaling! Ever since I went back to Uni, I began journaling on the recommendation of an inspiring lecturer. Many years later, I am still regularly journaling. I do believe that you either take to journaling or you simply don't. It is a creative release and as someone who writes … Continue reading Power of Daily Journaling by Valentina Bellicova. Self-Help Book Review.
It is over... after four years hard slog, with a deferment year in between, I have finally finished my English Literature degree... No longer do I need to read for academic purposes; no longer do I need to reference the Harvard method; no longer do I need to juggle family life and work alongside my studies and … Continue reading Mature Students Rock!
Lovereading4kids Description: Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda are enjoying a summer on land with legs when they receive a strange CRABAGRAM ordering them to return home at once. Some seriously BAD MERMAIDS are on the loose and the girls are the only ones who can stop them. If they're going to save the day, they'll … Continue reading Bad Mermaids by Sibeal Pounder. Children’s Fiction Book Review.
NetGalley Description: Everyone deserves a second chance…don’t they? Jenny Masters finds herself living the modern dream. Wife to a millionaire, living in a mansion and mother to Kardashian-obsessed ten-year-old April, there isn’t anything missing. Until, her whole world comes crashing down, forcing Jenny and April to leave behind their glittering life and start over with … Continue reading The New Beginnings Coffee Club by Samantha Tonge. Adult Fiction Book Review.