The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr

Title: The Truth and Lies of Ella Black Author: Emily Barr Genres: Young-Adult Contemporary Fiction Pages: 288 Publishing date: 11/01/18 My rating: ★☆☆☆☆     The Truth and Lies of Ella Black caught my attention from the very moment I read the words written in bold on the first page: 40 days until she dies. Who wouldn’t…

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Synopsis It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive. There is primal horror here,…

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

This is the third time I’ve tried to write a review for this book. It’s a hard thing to do when you can’t believe it’s already over. You tend to go into denial if you hate endings like I do. Synopsis Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who…

Tomb Raider: The Ten Thousand Immortals by Dan Abnett & Nik Vincent

“She was back on the island. On Yamatai. A hellish storm raged all around her.” The Ten Thousand Immortals is a Tomb Raider novel released in 2014, written by Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent. It tells the story of Lara Croft coping with her life after returning from the island of Yamatai. The novel takes…

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

“Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” What a wonderful book. That’s what I thought when I finished this famous work. I confess that I was afraid I would think of it as yet another overrated classic everyone pretends to like but…