Category: Review

17. ‘Dark Tales’ by Shirley Jackson

Before reading Dark Tales, my only knowledge of Shirley Jackson was that iconic and brilliant story ‘The Lottery’. That one gave me delicious chills, so the opportunity to read a whole collection of Jackson’s creepy stories was a no-brainer!… Read More

16. ‘Fen’ by Daisy Johnson

I saw Fen by Daisy Johnson all over BookTube a couple of years ago and wanted to read it, so I was pleased when it was chosen as the next read for my sci-fi and fantasy book club. I… Read More

15. ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

My friend brought Between the World and Me over to my house the other day and I squealed when I saw it because I’ve been wanting to read it since it came out in 2015. Once he was finished… Read More

14. ‘City of the Beasts’ by Isabel Allende

It’s not often that I reread a book, but I loved City of the Beasts as a child and so I thought it would be interesting to read it as an adult and see if I still got that… Read More

13. ‘Rendezvous with Rama’ by Arthur C. Clarke

Let’s go back to the 1970s. The Golden Age of science fiction has ended and we’re into the New Age, when writers are trying to give the genre a more ‘literary’ edge. Arthur C. Clarke, one of the… Read More