What it is : A suspense mystery about Cadence Sinclair’s childhood summer vacations and the accident that befalls her during the vacation of ‘summer fifteen’, causing her to lose her memory. What works : Great, unusual wrtiing techniques and a genuine twist that sheds light on what you’ve already read. What doesn’t : As narrator, Cadence is … More We Were Liars by E.Lockhart
What it is : A horror/thriller about some wayward teens who attempt to burglarise the home of a blind man, but not all is as it seems. What works : It’s clever, intense and has a genuinely unanticipated reveal. What doesn’t : The ending feels unnecessarily prolonged and despite their best efforts, the characters remain … More Don’t Breathe (2016)
Despite My age, I’m not one to shy away from Young Adult Fiction, if I think that a good story is on offer – which in this case, I certainly did. Everything, Everything is the story of Madeline Whittier – a teenager with the incredibly unfortunate affliction of being allergic to the World. Madeline has … More Everything, Everything by Nichola Yoon
Back in the days when I had plenty more time on my hands, I was considered the ‘film connoisseur’ among the group. When in such an honoured position, you begin to learn that there are those films that it’s kinda not OK to admit that you love. Films that, on the scale of cinematic mastery, fall short, … More Those films that you probably shouldn’t like, but you love them anyway!
Date Read : February 2017 Format: Audiobook The Girl Before is told from the perspectives of Jane and Emma – two women who have experienced tragedy in their lives. This tragedy leads both women to one place at different times: One Folgate Street. A venture in architecture/modern technology, it is an unusual house with unusual rules. Emma and her boyfriend move to Folgate Street after Emma is … More The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney
So I almost went into full-blown panic mode today when I saw this (warning : contains spoilers) article by Conner Schwerdfeger on Cinema Blend , asking “Should Get Out 2 Happen?”. Now, I haven’t done my review on Get Out yet (I promise, it’s on its way, but Get Out is not the kind of film … More ‘Get Out : 2’? How about ‘Get In’?
Nothing like some scrapbooking to help me relax on a busy Bank Holiday weekend! One of the issues I have when it comes to scrapbooking is choosing which photos to include – scrapbooks can be messy but I could easily use half a dozen pages on a nice day in the park if I’m not … More Scrapbooking Tools : Photo-flips