Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book Review: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro This book was written in 2021 and I’m not sure why I haven’t read it until now as I have read two of his other books, ‘The Remains of the Day’ and ‘Never Let Me Go’ and I loved them both. This one is a thought provoking...
Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book Review: A Time for Mercy by John Grisham In ‘A Time for Mercy’, we meet up again with Jake Brigance the brilliant young defence lawyer, working in Clanton, Mississippi who  we first read about in Grisham’s earlier novel “A Time to Kill” (if you haven’t read that...
Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig I read this book a while ago but continue to recommend it to all my friends and to anybody who hasn’t yet read it. It is about a girl, Nora Seed, who gets the chance to see what her life would have been like if she had...
Teen Book Reviews

Teen Book Reviews

Book Review: I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore I Am Number Four is a great book that I would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys science fiction, action, or coming-of-age stories. The book follows the story of John Smith, a teenage alien who is on the run from the...
Book Reviews for Adults

Book Reviews for Adults

Book Review: Love Marriage by Monica Ali This is the story of Yasmin Ghorami, a young British Asian Muslim, a junior doctor in a London hospital, who lives with her doctor father, Shaokat (aka Baba), her mother, Anisah (Ma), who is, on the face of things a very simple...
Book Reviews For Older Kids

Book Reviews For Older Kids

Book Review: The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson This is a lovely story intended for children but as an adult I liked it and was moved by it. It took me through some laughs and also, at times, brought me to tears while here and there through...