The Palace of Curiosities – Rosie Garland

Rating: 8/10 Review:  This was a welcome breath of relief from the previous book I read. This relatively short novel felt easy and quick which was exactly what I was hoping it would be.  Eve is born with the heart and the looks of a lion. She is kept away from the public by her … Continue reading The Palace of Curiosities – Rosie Garland


Book Up For A Longer Life

This well worth the time to read!

Girl With A Pen

This article by the Guardian came up on my Facebook feed a few days ago. It is really interesting and it says a lot of things that make a lot of sense. Have a read of it if you are a reader or know people who should be reading more:

One of the things this article states is that people who read, we live for 2 whole years longer than people who don’t read. Well there are a lot of people I know who don’t read, so it’s comforting to know I might live longer than them in the end.

So the more you read, the longer you will get to read. How cool is that? Well that’s if the research is true and right.


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The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins

Rating: 6.5/10 Review:  Writing this review is a great distraction from the extremely loud conversation happening outside my apartment window. "She loves you. She does not love him. She told me that she is exhausted and that she is tired and that she needs help and I've been...."  Ah love... so passionate... so fiery so... LOUD. And … Continue reading The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins