Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium is the second novel in Lauren Oliver’s New York Times bestselling trilogy about forbidden love and the power to choose. Following from Delirium, it is a book full of adventure, passion and danger that leaves you unable to put it down. Pandemonium is a riveting novel that crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, … More Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

There is nothing more valuable than time in Cecelia Ahern’s “The Gift”

I have always loved and enjoyed Cecelia Ahern’s stories; I’ve made no secret of that. I never know what quite to expect from them because she surprises me in the best possible way. They are incredibly unique, creative and charming novels that are full with an insightfulness that leaves you touched. One of these books … More There is nothing more valuable than time in Cecelia Ahern’s “The Gift”

Cherish what you have in Cecelia Ahern’s “There’s No Place Like Here”

Cecelia Ahern books are incredibly unique, and different from almost all other books. They are imaginative, creative and contain enough magic that makes us believe in what she’s writing. Ahern specialises in exploring and writing in depth about the littlest things that cross our minds. She can turn one small thought into a full story … More Cherish what you have in Cecelia Ahern’s “There’s No Place Like Here”

“Under the Lights” by Dahlia Adler is one of the most powerful books in the LGBT genre

Dahlia Adler gives us raw, bold and inspiring novels that tackle some of the harder issues that don’t always come to surface with young adult (and even new adult) stories. Her books provide sweet romances and friendships whilst showing the difficulties in being who you are and how to overcome these difficulties. She teaches us … More “Under the Lights” by Dahlia Adler is one of the most powerful books in the LGBT genre

“An Abundance of Katherines” isn’t as good as John Green’s other novels

John Green has had many outstanding books that have made the top of the young adult fiction list. The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska have all been massive successes, so of course when I heard there was another book, An Abundance of Katherines, I couldn’t wait to start reading it. … More “An Abundance of Katherines” isn’t as good as John Green’s other novels

15 Times we fell in love with Gatsby from “The Great Gatsby”

In the epic classic novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby is a kind person and somewhat of a romantic idealist who is madly in love with Daisy Buchanan. He is the type of character that never leaves you, the type you can’t forget about after the book is finished. Gatsby is a … More 15 Times we fell in love with Gatsby from “The Great Gatsby”

What is Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” really about?

It is iconic for a literary work to survive 700 years and still maintain its mesmerising capacity to capture a person’s attention, and Dante Alighieri has reached that status. Most people at least know of Inferno, a long poem whose narrative describes what amounts to the poet’s tour of the afterlife, even if they haven’t … More What is Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” really about?

Jodi Picoult’s “The Storyteller”: A heartbreaking yet ultimately hopeful story that shows the strength of the human spirit

I’m going to start by saying that I am a massive fan of Jodi Picoult. Her novels are inspiring, gripping, enthralling and full of love, plot twists and the unpredictable nature of human life. Her characters are strong, yet sometimes beautifully flawed — which is why we love them so much and find them so … More Jodi Picoult’s “The Storyteller”: A heartbreaking yet ultimately hopeful story that shows the strength of the human spirit

Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

With Me Before You, Jojo Moyes crafted a millennial love story – a heart-breaking tale of two people from very different walks of life who find, first, vague irritation, and later, love, as they discover purpose in each other and their own visions of how to build a meaningful life. The hero, Will Traynor, is … More Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

Pretending a problem isn’t real does not mean it isn’t in Dan Brown’s “Inferno”

In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. And he raised the bar yet again in his fourth novel in the Robert Langdon series, Inferno. Combining classical Italian art, history, and literature with cutting-edge science, this sumptuously entertaining thriller … More Pretending a problem isn’t real does not mean it isn’t in Dan Brown’s “Inferno”