Book Review – The Bad Mother by Amanda Brooke

Pages: 404 Published: 22nd February 2018 Genre: Domestic fiction Trigger warnings: Psychological abuse, references to domestic violence Newly married, newly pregnant, Lucy Robin is having trouble remembering the little things. Like what day she’s due to visit her mother. Or where she left her shoes. Or whether she’s left the gas hob on. Forgetting the little things is … Continue reading Book Review – The Bad Mother by Amanda Brooke

Anonymous Bookaholics Tag

Hello everyone, I found this tag on Sahi's blog and really wanted to have a go at it. Although I am not so much of a book hoarder and have a reasonable amount of self control, I am still rather obsessed with reading! Let's begin... 1. What do you like about buying new books? Buying new … Continue reading Anonymous Bookaholics Tag

Book Review – The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Pages: 352 Published: 20th September 2011 Genre: Mythological Fiction Trigger warnings: Sexual content, allusions to rape Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the … Continue reading Book Review – The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Book Review – If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch

Pages: 310 Published: 11th January 2018 Genre: Psychological Mystery Trigger warnings: Suicide, sexual references Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, he can only listen. But he soon begins to suspect that his accident wasn’t really an accident. Even worse, the perpetrator is still out there and … Continue reading Book Review – If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch

Book Review – VOX by Christina Dalcher

Pages: 386 Published: 21st August 2018 Genre: Dystopian Fiction Trigger warnings: Discrimination, strong sexual references Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins. Now the new government is in power, everything has changed. But only if you’re … Continue reading Book Review – VOX by Christina Dalcher