Books I Love that Have Low Ratings on Goodreads (Part 1)

I used to put a lot of weight in to Goodreads ratings, but over time I have come to discover that I often disagree with the average rating.  This truly highlights one of my favourite things about reading- no person reads the same book.  We all have different tastes and interests, and that is what …

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Women’s Prize Review- My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her …

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Women’s Prize Review- Normal People

Normal People by Sally Rooney A wondrous and wise coming-of-age love story from the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick …

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