National Tea Day: Books Paired With the Perfect Brew

Today is National Tea Day in the United Kingdom and right now, more than ever, we need to celebrate this soothing beverage, since it is one of the few things that is getting us through this crisis.

Book Review: One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus

Format: Hardcover Pages: 361 pages Published: May 30, 2017 Publisher: Delacorte Press Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller

Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Format: Paperback Pages: 383 pages Published: May 9, 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time

For the very first time, a graphic novel has been added to this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Sabrina by Nick Drnaso explores the terrifying effect of the 24-hour news after a girl disappeared. 

Book Review: Abigale Hall by Lauren A. Forry

Format: Hardcover Pages: 366 pages Published: January 24, 2012 Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Genre: Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thrillers, Horror 

2018 Dylan Thomas Prize Dominated By Women

Female writers dominate the newly announced shortlist of the 2018 Swansea International Dylan Thomas Prize.  From a longlist of 12 authors and poets, the six books were the lucky few to make it to the next round. Out of those six, four are both women and debut authors. Swansea University highly praised the list forContinue reading “2018 Dylan Thomas Prize Dominated By Women”

Book Review: Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire by Julia Baird

Format: Hardcover Pages: 752 pages Published: October 3, 2017 Publisher: Random House Trade Genre: Nonfiction. Biography

Book Review: The Art of Reading by Damon Young

Format: Hardcover Pages: 176 pages Published: August 10th 2017 by Scribe UK (first published March 28th 2016) Publisher: Scribe UK Genre: Nonfiction

A Year in Books: 2017

Let’s celebrate another year of reading! Another long year has gone, but 2017 may be full of strife and hardship, at least we had a lot of  great books to keep us sane through this hectic time. This year, more than ever, was where the importance of reading really shined. This year of reading wasContinue reading “A Year in Books: 2017”