Book Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Title: Looking for Alaska Author: John Green Genre: Young Adult/Teen Fiction, Boarding School, Coming-of-Age Format: Paperback “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository (Taken from Goodreads) Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His…

Book Review: The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman

Title: The Kingdom of Childhood Author: Rebecca Coleman Genre: Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Drama Format: Paperback “I have learned that all anyone ever wants is to feel at peace with the sadness and love they have cobbled together into a life, with opportunities missed and those misguidedly taken…” INFO | Goodreads BUY…

Ten Books I’d Love To See As Movies/Tv Shows

Sometimes the last thing a book needs is a film adaptation that feels all wrong.  The best example for me is The Hobbit, which I felt never quite lived up to the book.  However, here’s ten books that I would love to see on the big screen, or as a TV…

Letters To My Future Self

For my birthday, I was gifted a little activity book called Letters To My Future Self: A Paper Time Capsule. The idea is to write messages to the future you about a range of topics, and to decide on a date for the messages to be reopened again.  I have always had…

Your Life Story In Six Words Or Less

Since I have been raving so much about flash fiction lately, I was quite excited when I stumbled upon this mini writing challenge.  The goal is to write your life story in six words or less – just six! I found the idea on uncustomary.org, and thought I’d give it…

Welcome to Night Vale: the Countdown Begins

I have never pre-ordered a book in my life. I know many people do and many people don’t, but I’ve generally always had enough to read to just tide me over until the paperback version came out, or just until the hype had cooled slightly. I didn’t even pre-order the…

2015 Audiobook Challenge

When I was younger, I went to bed every night listening to an audiobook on a cassette tape.  I can still remember that my favourite tape was The Secret Island by Enid Blyton, and even though I knew the story off by heart after a few plays, I still loved…