Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

"There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me." I must admit that while reading the first half of this novel I was tempted to set this book aside. However, this being my first Jane Austen… Continue reading Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Book Review: Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

“’But I’m a man,’ I cried, ‘a man! What do you think can happen between us?’  ‘You know very well,’ said Giovanni, slowly, ‘what can happen between us. It is for that reason you are leaving me.’   Set in 1950’s Paris, Baldwin’s lyrical, melancholic prose serves to tell an incredibly moving story of lost… Continue reading Book Review: Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

Book Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski (paperback) Published by Bloomsbury Children's on 24th March 2016 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 484   THAT. WAS. AMAZING. (disclaimer before i start: this review is gonna be kinda spoiler heavy so if you're thinking about reading the book i wouldn't read this review) This book was without a doubt the… Continue reading Book Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Book Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski (paperback) Published by Bloomsbury Children's on 12th March 2015 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 408   I must admit I wasn't blown away by the first book and so I was hesitant to pick up this one, but I'm so glad i did!!!!!!!!! I had thought the events would be predictable… Continue reading Book Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

Book Review: The winner’s curse by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski Published by Bloomsbury Childrens on 3rd July 2014 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 368 Rating: 4/5 stars This book was by no means bad , however it was also by no means outstanding When I first picked up this book I had no idea what to expect having not even read the blurb (the… Continue reading Book Review: The winner’s curse by Marie Rutkoski

Book Review: Vicious by V.E. Schwab

Vicious by V.E. Schwab Published by Tor Books on 24th September 2013 Genres: Fantasy Page Count: 368   "No, Sydney," he said. "I need you to stay here." "Why?" she asked. "Because you don't think I'm a bad person," he said. "And I don't want to prove you wrong." I approached this book with expectations… Continue reading Book Review: Vicious by V.E. Schwab