Tag Archive: Fiction

Book Review: Go Set A Watchman

It’s been 50 plus years since we last had a chance to sit down and chat with Atticus Finch. If memory serves correctly, Atticus was the moral conscience for Harper Lee’s 1960 classic… Continue reading

Book Review: Me Before You

I didn’t expect to cry while reading Me Before You (2012) by Jojo Moyes but that is exactly what happened. As I turned the final pages on what surprisingly ended up being a… Continue reading

Book Review: The Lowland

In The Lowland (2013) by Jhumpa Lahiri the personal and political intermix to bring us the tragic story of two brothers; who, though separated by a continent and ocean, are unbreakably linked through… Continue reading

Book Review: Play It As It Lays

Play It As It Lays (1970) by Joan Didion took me by surprise. From the very first chapter Play It As It Lays is a brutal and merciless criticism of Hollywood and American… Continue reading

Book Review: Everything I Never Told You

I was browsing Huffingtonpost’s book section and came across a list of the Top 20 Must Feminist Reads for young adults. I wanted to read every single book but one did jump out… Continue reading

Book Review: Martin Luther King Jr. On Leadership

I am a student of history – I love it. I spent many evenings after dinner sitting in the living room watching the news with my father discussing historical events and the importance… Continue reading

Welcome! The stories I’ve carried with me since I was a child

Welcome to my new blog! While this blog will be devoted to reviewing contemporary pieces of work as well as showcasing and developing my own writing, I wanted to dedicate my first posting to some… Continue reading