The Christmas Box – Richard Paul Evans

This is one of those books that can be a timeless Christmas classic, published in 1993 The Christmas Box was a satisfying read during this Christmas season. Eye opening, slightly, but definitely emotional. It conveys a cheerful message that is something to be passed on in generations, despite this being a work of fiction. It… Continue reading The Christmas Box – Richard Paul Evans


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon

When I first heard of this book I was very much intrigued by it. Who killed the dog. Who was writing the story. And so on. My initial thought was "why are the chapters numbered like this?" but this was soon explained. Do not get thrown of with the fact that the first chapter is… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon

<i.Will Grayson, Will Grayson – John Green & David Levithan

My first question once I discovered that the two characters in Will Grayson, Will Grayson lived with their single mothers was "they must have the same father" but whether this is explained, one had to discover themselves. I received the answer not too long after, one of the Graysons does in fact have a father,… Continue reading <i.Will Grayson, Will Grayson – John Green & David Levithan

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs

This book was quite enjoyable, despite taking me a long time to read (unfortunately). It’s one of those books that takes you a while to get into, but in the end is rewarding, especially once you discover all the secrets along with the protagonist. It is most definitely an intriguing text, there are aspects of… Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby is one of those novels that people either shelve, read out of interest, or are obligated to read. I was both interested in reading it as well as needing to read it for as an English class assignment. It is not a boring book, there are numerous descriptions and assumptions can be… Continue reading The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald