Book Review: The Hoarder/ Mr Flood’s Last Resort by Jess Kidd

This book is one that I think will be appreciated by a select audience. It has a lot of potential and the descriptions of certain characters must be applauded (Mr Flood in particular really stands out as a creepy, yet vulnerable man). However, admittedly, I cannot say that I enjoyed the novel for a simple…

Book Review: Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Emotive and powerful, Letters to the Lost is a novel that will keep you hooked till the very last page. It is a stunning book in which two characters find each other through their shared pain to build an extraordinary friendship, share words of wisdom, and eventually romance. The following is a spoiler-free review. Book…

Book Review: The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed

The Nowhere Girls is as empowering as it is emotive. Amy Reed's novel explores society's vulgar reactions towards females who call out those of the opposite sex for rape. The book follows the story of a group of misfit girls who create a society (The Nowhere Girls) to try and raise awareness about sexism and…

Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Steamy and unconventional, The Kiss Quotient makes for an interesting read. The gender role reversal makes this novel the version of Pretty Woman we've all been waiting for. The portrayal of the love life of a woman with Asperger's is particularly compelling, allowing us to delve deeper into the mind of a person who does…

Book Review: After The Fire by Will Hill

A dark and enthralling story, After the Fire tells the dramatic story of seventeen-year-old Moonbeam's terrifying life in a cult, her climactic escape, and her rehabilitation into the outside world. This novel is different and really makes its impression; it is like a dystopian fiction set within a normal world and every page is interesting…