New Cinderella Movie is Downton Abbey meets GoT - and it's beautiful!

2015-04-10 15:50

Who doesn't want to experience a bit of romance and magic once in a while? The new Cinderella movie is all that. And more.

Book review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

2015-03-31 13:51

Brand new suspense, Gone Girl style, by a slick, competent author.

An old tale draped in new skin: Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen

2015-03-31 11:46

A beautiful, bittersweet and delightfully subverted reimagining of a classic story that has been (and still is) enchanting both young and old since the age when fairy tales first began.

Book review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

2015-03-31 11:31

Big Little Lies: Think catty mothers, social snubs, schoolyard skandaal, little lies, big hatred and more twists than an aerial yoga class

Book review: Motive by Jonathan Kellerman

2015-03-31 10:25

“A fellow reviewer pointed out that, having read so many Kellermans, he thought he could outsmart the author with Motive. So did I. But we were both wrong.”

Why I avoid reading dark books

2015-03-10 14:42

Sometimes I simply refuse to read books dealing with harsh topics.

Book review: The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

2015-02-03 12:52

The wildly successful follow up to Rick Yancey’s award-winning dystopian fiction novel, The 5th Wave.

Book review: The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters

2015-02-03 10:27

An exquisitely written book that combines meticulous historical research with elements of the supernatural and an independent, forward thinking young narrator in a time where women were expected to be nothing more that pretty decorations.

Book review: Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews

2015-02-03 10:27

Full of fabulous banter and snark, plotty intrigue, and well drawn characters who are all a little mad, bad, and dangerous to know – this book is a must read!

Book review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

2015-02-03 10:26

It starts off as one would expect a clichéd post-apocalyptic fiction novel to start, but one soon becomes aware that this is no run of the mill love triangle story.


In the mood for a binge-reading session over this long weekend? Check out our top 10 reviews and recommendations.

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Book review: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

2015-03-31 11:52

“ Samantha Shannon has created an intricate world, and as readers we get the sense that she’s only showing us the tip of the iceberg.”

Book review: The Doll Collection edited by Ellen Datlow

2015-03-31 11:37

The problem with dolls, basically, is it that they’re “too human and still not human enough”.

Book review: The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

2015-03-31 10:47

The follow up to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Hodkin’s Evolution of Mara Dyer is a story filled with nail-biting tension, intense creepiness and spine-chilling moments.

Book review: Lost & Found by Brooke Davis

2015-03-31 10:10

This quirky debut novel does not quite fit any mould, which is what makes it so touching and real.

6 psychological thrillers that we can’t wait to get our hands on

2015-03-06 15:43

We think these keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat reads sound like books worth adding to your collection.

Book review: Unteachable by Leah Raeder

2015-02-03 11:24

What would you do if you discovered that the man you had a one night stand with, is also your new film studies teacher?

Book review: The Forever Watch by David Ramirez

2015-02-03 10:27

The Forever Watch is a complex, unpredictable read overflowing with ideas and new twists on familiar tropes.

Book review: Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence

2015-02-03 10:27

This is easily one of my favourite books of the year, blending a quest adventure story with a deeper, darker one seamlessly.

Book review: The Sandman by Lars Kepler

2015-02-03 10:26

The Sandman is the latest in the Lars Kepler (a writing duo) series featuring the cop hero Joona Linna, who is just as competent, tenacious and fearless this time around.

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