Literary Disappointments

Is there anything worse for a bookworm than a disappointing book? Whether it’s a book that doesn’t go anywhere; a book that starts off well only to fall apart later; or a book that was simply over-hyped, however they disappoint, it can be really frustrating realising you’ve wasted precious hours of your life on a […]

Relativity

This is a story of family and physics, similarities and differences. Some books just touch your heart and make you feel all the feels, and this book was one of them for me. Relativity, Antonia Hayes’ debut novel, follows the story of a young boy, his single mother, and his estranged father, as they struggle […]

You Will Not Have My Hate

There’s a lot of hate in the world right now; anger seems to fuel the news on a daily basis, and where once the world seemed to be growing closer, now, the divide feels stronger than ever before. At times likes this, it’s difficult to remember that hate only fuels hate, yet, last year, one […]

Hello Me, it’s You

Last year, I was diagnosed with Depression and Anxiety, after five years of battling it in silence. Since then, I’ve tried to be as open as possible about my mental health, because seeking help was the best thing I’ve ever done, and I know that if more of us talk about their struggles openly, the […]

“Make ambition a female trait”

Just last week, there were articles all over the internet talking about ‘shine theory’ and ‘amplification’; the idea that if you are a working women, it’s in your best interests and the interests of the other women working alongside you, to support each other, and get your voices heard, by repeating what your fellow female […]

The Unified Theory of Love and…not much else.

I was at rest until I met him, and now I was in motion. Emerson Wheeler seems to have everything: a husband, two beautiful daughters, and a job she loves, but after the death of her estranged father, something isn’t quite right. That is until she starts working at Hay Manor, home to the curious, […]

Reality TV meets The Walking Dead

What is the real world if it’s not the world one exists in? She wanted an adventure. One last hurrah before settling down into married life. But what happens when the reality show you’re in suddenly becomes just that, reality. The Last One is what happens when you cross Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic dystopia, The Road, […]