Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people left on the plant after a freak virus causes global infertility. They live in a small pocket of London and are doted upon by a small, ageing community. The pair spend most of their days mudlarking for treasure and artefacts throughout London. Suddenly when a secret is uncovered… Continue reading The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James
Hey guys, I'm back! I have missed blogging so much. I am back with a super exciting post. A couple of weeks ago the author of 'The Loneliest Girl in the Universe', Lauren James came to Manchester for an evening with her. The lovely Kimi and Fiona at the Waterstones in Manchester arranged for me… Continue reading An Interview with Lauren James!
Hey guys, guess who is finally back! It is David! Lois has been really busy at the minute and won't be able to post Top Ten Tuesday today (look out for it tomorrow). So, I have come to the rescue and written a book review for a book I read whilst on holiday this year.… Continue reading Book Review: Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
Title: Our Memory Like Dust (2017) Author: Gavin Chait Genres: Science Fiction, Contemporary and Futuristic Publisher: Doubleday and Transworld Books Release Date: 27th July 2017 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois SYNOPSIS: "Shakiso Collard leads the evacuation from Benghazi as jihadis overwhelm the refugee camp where she works. On arrival in Paris, she is betrayed by her boss, Oktar Samboa, and watches in despair as those… Continue reading Our Memory Like Dust Blog Tour and Book Review!
Hi all, it’s Lois, hope you are doing well. Here we go with this weeks Top 5 Wednesday, sci-fi and fantasy books on my TBR. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly challenge, find the Goodreads group here. Before I start this one I am going with a theme of books I hope will be classics because… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books on My TBR
Hey guys, it's Lois and David. We were tagged by the lovely Birdie Bookworm in the burn, rewrite and reread book tag. This is definitely going to be a fun one to do together. I used the Goodreads tip in the rules below because I currently don't have all my books with me. For David's selections, I… Continue reading Burn, Rewrite and Reread Book Tag
Hey guys, it’s David, I thought I would do a post today, like Lois' yesterday showing all the books that I currently have on order and I am really excited to read. So without further ado, here are the books I have on order at the minute: 1) The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry "Set in… Continue reading What Books Do I Have on Order?
Title: Being a Beast (2016) Author: Charles Foster Genres: Non-fiction, Animals, Environment, Nature, Science, Philosophy, Autobiography and Memoir Publisher: Metropolitan Books Release Date: 28th January 2016 Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis "How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are… Continue reading Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster
Hi everyone, it's David. Below are the three books I will almost definitely have posted reviews for in the last few days of January. There may also be enough time for a potential fourth book The Essex Serpent, however this review will likely end up being in early February. If any of the books below take… Continue reading Reviews to Look Out for in January
Title: The Sun is Also a Star (2016) Author: Nicola Yoon Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance and Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Children's and Corgi Children's Release Date: 3rd November 2016 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois Synopsis Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will… Continue reading Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon