Review: The One

The One by John Marrs My rating: 4 of 5 stars The concept behind The One is interesting – match.com with DNA profiling. I was expecting a book that would explore whether likability or sexual attraction could be predetermined by something so scientific as a double helix. Some of the themes could’ve tackled the viability […]

Review: Option B

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg My rating: 5 of 5 stars Book supplied by Netgalley for an honest review. I remember reading about the death of David Goldberg when it happened. He was holidaying in Mexico with his wife, Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook), and suffered some form of heart attack in the hotel’s gym. […]

Review: How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig My rating: 5 of 5 stars Book supplied by Netgalley for an honest review. I’ve read a few books recently where the tone or the style changes partway through, and typically when this happens, those changes aren’t for the better. Matt Haig’s How To Stop Time falls into […]

Review: The Dollmaker

The Dollmaker by Harriette Simpson Arnow My rating: 5 of 5 stars Book supplied by Netgalley for an honest review. Harriette Arnow’s The Dollmaker, first published in 1954, was set during the last months of the second world war. With the current rise of economic migration, this story about the clash of cultures is as […]

Review: The Giant Jumperee

The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Book supplied by Netgalley for an honest review. This is a typical Julia Donaldson, and that’s a good thing. The story is short, well written and with a twist that the kids love! There’s no Axel Scheffler and there’s less rhyming than her […]