Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley The Impossible Fortress is a coming-of-age tale, following the hi-jinx of teenager Billy Marvin, wannabe video game creator, as he fumbles his way through life, love, and the quest for illicit adult material. Along with his friends Alf and Clark, Billy experiences love at first sight … Continue reading Book Review – The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley Imagine you live in a world of nearly infinite technological possibilities. Imagine you are the son of a man so smart that he has created a way to literally travel through time for tourism purposes. Imagine you do not possess your father's intellectual capacity, but reckon … Continue reading Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Book Review – The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle

I'm currently volunteering for a local domestic violence charity, and much to my delight, my trainer handed me a reading list during my first training session. I didn't recognise any of the texts apart from this one. To be honest, it didn't even occur to me that this book could be about domestic abuse. This … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle

Book Review – Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

Last October, Entertainment Weekly published a list entitled "Seven Demonic Possession Books to Freak You Out". This has basically serves as a checklist for me, given that one of my favorite movies is The Exorcist, and one of the best books I read this year was A Head Full of Ghosts. So, let's start working … Continue reading Book Review – Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

My Favorite Books of 2015

This post was originally posted on my other blog, She Went To California, on December 16th 2015. I’ve felt extremely fortunate for various reasons this year. Not only have I been granted the rare luxury of free time, I’m also lucky enough to live across the road from a ridiculously well-funded library. At the time … Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2015

Book Review – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

I saw the movie of this before I read the book, which is an unusual way around for me. I won't compare them any more than saying that they are both very different, and both are incredibly harrowing. Jean-Dominique Bauby worked as the editor of the French edition of Elle magazine. Quite an admirable and … Continue reading Book Review – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby