Book Reviews

Book Reviews

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”

~ Robert Louis Stevenson

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

I picked this book up on a whim when the July new releases arrived at the bookshop in their crisp boxes, cushioned with packing peanuts. The title jumped out at me. The cover did not. So, on a whim, I bought it and discovered something curiously wonderful. This book is deeply human. It’s a strange… READ MORE

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

The Norse gods are unlike any other gods.They are not invincible, indestructible, or all-knowing. They are not without their insecurities and weaknesses. The gods are not flawless. They can be rash and headstrong; they are easily fooled and surprisingly petty; they are vain, competitive to a fault, moody, and jealous. They drink too much… READ MORE

The Outsider by Albert Camus

The Outsider was one of those books I always intended to read, but had somehow let it fall to the bottom of my ever-growing “to be read” pile. When I finally got around to it, I was completely blown away by the depth of its meaning. This is the tale of a man (named Meursault)… READ MORE

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”

~ Lemony Snicket


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