East Goes West by Younghill Kang – Book Review

East Goes West by Younghill Kang was an insightful, often funny and interesting story that focuses on a young man’s journey experiences throughout America and Canada after having arrived from Korea during the 1920’s. The book was actually first published in 1937 and the copy I was lucky enough to receive is the first republishedContinue reading “East Goes West by Younghill Kang – Book Review”

At the Edge of Haight by Katherine Seligman – Book Review

At the Edge of Haight by Katherine Seligman was a evocative and vivid experience of the situations that homeless people go through in San Francisco. It’s very much a dog eat dog world and having people you can trust and rely on can be crucial to surviving. The main character in the novel is MaddyContinue reading “At the Edge of Haight by Katherine Seligman – Book Review”

Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa – Book Review

“Full moons remind me of my father. Even though I can’t really remember him. Isn’t that silly?” she said, inhaling the night, eyes shut. “He told my sister that a full moon is a portal to God’s ears. Silly.” Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa was an absolutely heartbreaking and thought provoking read that willContinue reading “Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa – Book Review”

The Fires of Vengeance (#2 The Burning) by Evan Winter – Book Review

“This is the choice you need me to make?” Tau asked, choking up. “A choice between woe and wrath? “Yes, Champion.” And do you know what I’ll choose, Grand General Buhari, when given such a choice?” “Wrath, Champion,” Hadith said quietly. “You’ll choose wrath.” Evan Winter returns with an absolute bang with the continuation ofContinue reading “The Fires of Vengeance (#2 The Burning) by Evan Winter – Book Review”

Dead Man in a Ditch by Luke Arnold –Book Review

Dead Man in a Ditch by Luke Arnold is the sequel to his debut novel The Last Smile in Sunder City. Luke Arnold is a writer and actor who starred in the hit TV series “Black Sails”. As I haven’t read the first book this review will be slightly shorter as I won’t be ableContinue reading “Dead Man in a Ditch by Luke Arnold –Book Review”

The Tower of Fools (Hussite Trilogy #1) by Andrzej Sapkowski – Book Review

“O, young fool!’ said the priest a moment later. “You ought to be Locked away at once in the Narrenturm, the Tower of Fools! You would fit in perfectly with its residents.” The first word that comes to mind when I think of how to describe The Tower of Fools is “different”. You would beContinue reading “The Tower of Fools (Hussite Trilogy #1) by Andrzej Sapkowski – Book Review”

Stormblood by Jeremy Szal – Book Review

“I don’t know if the Stormtech will let me live long enough to fulfil my promises, but I’m going to fight until my dying breath to do it. That’s what a Reaper would do. I’m stormblood. Until I’m dirt and dust.” Stormblood is the debut sci-fi novel by Jeremy Szal. It is told from theContinue reading “Stormblood by Jeremy Szal – Book Review”

Velocity Weapon by Megan O’Keefe – Book Review

Velocity Weapon by Megan O’Keefe was a highly entertaining and cinematic read that had my mind doing backflips at the amount of tricksy twists and turns that awaited me. I absolutely fell in love with the characters and their chemistry with one another. The political elements were also so gripping that it reminded me aContinue reading “Velocity Weapon by Megan O’Keefe – Book Review”