Monthly Archives: January 2018

Book Review: Slade House by David Mitchell

Book Rating 3/5 Book Review I’m honestly not quite sure what to think of Slade House. I’ll admit, I am new to David Mitchell’s work, although I’ve heard a bit about him. I haven’t read anything about him, so I am coming in blind. This book is a bunch of short stories tied together. Some…

Book Review: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

“Don’t borrow worry.” Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review Red Clocks by Leni Zumas certainly makes you think. It’s set in a dystopian future, where abortion is illegal, adoption can only take place for married couples, where women don’t have much of a say. Perhaps one of my favorite concepts out of this book is the…

Book Review: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

Nothing good happens after midnight. Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review Reese Witherspoon posted on her Instagram that she is going to start working on a show that follows the storyline of the book Are You Sleeping, with Octavia Spencer. I saw that post, ordered the book, waited impatiently for it to get to me in…

Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

The shape of power is always the same; it is the shape of a tree. Root to tip, central trunk branching and re-branching, spreading wider in ever-thinner, searching fingers. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Woah, woah, woah. My mind is reeling. I am…dare I say…shooketh!? The world Naomi Alderman builds in The Power is, in…