Book Review: The Best Kind Of People by Zoe Whittall

A (very) brief plot overview George Woodbury, a beloved teacher and local hero, is arrested and accused of sexual misconduct towards a group of girls at the school in which he teaches. The novel describes the conflicting emotions felt over the eight months leading up to his trial from the perspective of his wife Joan … Continue reading Book Review: The Best Kind Of People by Zoe Whittall

Book Review: Before Everything by Victoria Redel

A (very) brief plot overview Five childhood friends who call themselves The Old Friends unite to spend time with Anna, a pivotal member of the group who has refused anymore treatment after her cancer returns for the fourth time and only has a short while left to live. What’s good about it? First of all, … Continue reading Book Review: Before Everything by Victoria Redel

Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich

A (very) brief plot overview Joan is a 10 year old with an incredible memory and the desire to win a songwriting competition to win money to save her dad’s recording studio. Gavin is an actor mourning the sudden death of his partner Sydney. The two become unlikely friends, with Gavin helping Joan with her … Continue reading Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich

Review: Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan

A (very) brief plot overview Sophia discovers her parents bodies at her childhood home in what the police describe as an attempted murder-suicide. However Sophia doesn’t believe that this explanation of events is true, especially after realising that her parents were broken into four times in six months. She does some digging, finds her mother’s … Continue reading Review: Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan

Book Review: Break In Case of Emergency by Jessica Winter

A (very) Brief Plot Overview The story focuses on a year in the life of Jen, a 30-something New Yorker who takes up a job at a charitable start up led by an eccentric celebrity and her band of nodding, hipster sidekicks that seems to talk the talk but doesn’t actually do anything. During this year, … Continue reading Book Review: Break In Case of Emergency by Jessica Winter

Happiness Is… writing a review for that lunch you had that way okay

Remember that time you went to that place and the food tasted like they had scooped it out of the bin, the place was as dirty as a bin and the service was like they were talking to you as if you yourself had crawled out from a bin too? That trashy, disgusting awful place … Continue reading Happiness Is… writing a review for that lunch you had that way okay