A Catholic’s Thoughts On The Bible

As a first time writer and critic I figured if I was to critique anything, it should be the book that shaped my entire childhood and has led to much internal conflict in my later life. Of course I am talking about the Bible. Second only to Mein Kampf this is a book that has…

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Release a Book Review

Recently, Zoya and I went to see Patrick Ness in conversation, on the press tour for his book ‘Release’. I have been a fan of Ness’ writing for a long time - I actually don't remember how old I was when I read The Knife of Never Letting Go (probably about nine, knowing my family's…

The Hate U Give || In Conversation

They say don't meet your heroes. It's definitely a bit weird being in the same room as the author of your current favorite read but this was on a new level. I didn't just like The Hate U Give (THUG) because it was a pleasant book but I admired what the author was trying to…

Conjuror A Book Review

One of Conjuror's main strengths was its characters. The MC (called Rémy) is a black teenage boy who discovers he is a descendant of a 'Conjuror'- someone who can alter reality with music. I must admit when I first picked up the book I thought Rémy was going to be as cliched as cliched could get. The authors…

All The Truth That’s In Me

Sometimes when I read a good book I unconsciously start writing like the author. I saw this trend when I was deep within my obsession of Cassandra Clare's Shadowhunter series. But now my eyes are wide open and The Mortal Instruments seems generic and dreary compared to All The Truth That's in Me Julie Berry's…

Radio Silence a Book Review

It doesn't matter that I know the novel may not make much sense come 100 years because this simpleness in voice and words creates something very easy for me to lose myself in; a fiction that seems realer than reality can be. 5/5