Animal Farm by George Orwell Book Review

It was only last year that I read Orwell’s 1984 and it scared the bejesus out of me. I knew that Orwell had written Animal Farm, but I didn’t know enough about it to read it. Younger me thought it was a book for children. How wrong I was! It was only when I spotted…

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas Book Review

I had seen this book everywhere on Instagram and Twitter and really liked the premise. Despite them scaring the bejesus out of me, I really like dystopian novels and this one sounded excellent. Just by chance I logged back into my Netgalley account one day and lo and behold, it was there! I was so…

Little Me by Matt Lucas Book Review

I have long been a huge fan of Matt Lucas and his work. When Little Britain came out I was an instant fan. I religiously watched every episode. I was only nine when the series aired on tv so a lot of the jokes went straight over my head, but I loved the show and…

Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King Book Review

Stephen King is one of those authors that I had always meant to read but never quite got around to him. I read It last year and absolutely fell in love with King and my collection is growing and growing. I’d always avoided short stories, I’ve no idea why, I guess I’d rather spent my…

His Dark Materials

Last year, David Fickling Books published The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. It’s the first in a new series called La Belle Sauvage and it’s a prequel to the His Dark Materials series. I took one look at it and I thought the cover was beautiful, I had to have it. I hadn’t actually…