Title: Invitation to a Bonfire Author: Adrienne Celt Genre: Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Cover: Summary: from Amazon A seductive, sensual and sinister love triangle set in 1930s America and inspired by the infamous Nabokov marriage Zoya Andropova, a young Russian refugee, finds herself in an elite New Jersey boarding school. Having … Continue reading Invitation to a Bonfire by Adrienne Celt – Review
Title: Ponti Author: Sharlene Teo Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Pan Macmillan in April 2018 Summary: From Goodreads 2003, Singapore. Friendless and fatherless, sixteen-year-old Szu lives in the shadow of her mother Amisa, once a beautiful actress and now a hack medium performing séances with her sister in a rusty house. When Szu meets the privileged, … Continue reading Ponti by Sharlene Teo – Review
Title: Speak Mo Evil Author: Uzodinma Iweala Genre: General Fiction Publisher: John Murray Summary: from publisher In the long-anticipated novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation, a revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences. On the surface, Niru … Continue reading Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
Title: The Immortalists Author: Chloe Benjamin Genre: Fiction Summary: from amazon If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell … Continue reading The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin – Review
1. The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood I first read The Handmaids Tale almost a decade ago, in my fifth year at secondary school, in English class. As with any book you are being forced to read I grew bored of it quickly. I also think that at 15 years old I was not really … Continue reading My Top Ten Books With Strong Women
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