Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Matter of Honour

Author: Jeffrey Archer Published: 2003 by Pan MacMillan (First published December 31st 1985) I started this book yesterday and to honest, was very unwilling to put it down to go to bed. So I’m so glad that today is a … Continue reading

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Decoded

Author: Mai Jia Published: 2014 by Allen Lane (First published January 1st 2009, Translated by Olivia Milburn) It’s the first time that I’ve actually read a Chinese contemporary novel that was translated into English. I’ve been planning to read one … Continue reading

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The House of Rumour

Author: Jake Arnott Published: July 5th 2012 by Sceptre ( First published January 1st 2012)   This book is a mixture of fiction and truth and that mixture is found in most of the characters there. All of them are … Continue reading

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Old Books

My family and I went out for lunch with an elderly couple from church today. They are a very close friend to us and they are just like grandparents to me. They are going back to Australia in a months … Continue reading

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The Saint Zita Society

Author: Ruth Rendell Published: July 5th 2012 by Hutchinson I decided to grab this mystery/ crime book out of my TBR book pile. I was expecting suspense and thriller, perhaps a little of the supernatural after I read the synopsis … Continue reading

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Cocktails For Three

Author: Madeleine Wickham Published: March 7th 2006 by St. Martin’s Griffin (First published 2000) Okay, first off, I seldom read chick lit so I’m not sure what are the norms for this genre. It’s not as if I dislike such … Continue reading

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Come Along With Me: Classic Short Stories and an Unfinished Novel

Author: Shirley Jackson (Edited by Stanley Edgar Hyman) Published: February 26th 2013 by Penguin Classics ( First published 1968) I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS BOOK!!! The collection of short stories has various themes with Gothic and psychological being the main ones. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016 and a Reading Challenge by Popsugar

A Happy New Year to everyone!! So I’m officially off to a new start and what better way to start a new year with a new reading challenge?? So far I’ve never really participated in a reading challenge before, most … Continue reading

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