Bill Hodges Trilogy

Since my latest aim of trying to read all (or at least as many) Stephen King books, I have managed to discover what is probably one of my new favourite book series. The Bill Hodges Trilogy, featuring the books Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End Of Watch is a series that gripped me from page one... Continue Reading →

End Of Watch

After the very messed up order of reading the Bill Hodges trilogy, I have finally read the third book of the series, End Of Watch, and I am o b s e s s e d. I want to say before anyone goes any further, if you haven't read either Mr. Mercedes or Finders Keepers,... Continue Reading →

Mr. Mercedes

At the beginning of May (although that felt like years ago rather than months), I wrote a blog post about Finders Keepers*, the second book in a trilogy. Well, today, I am happy to say I have finally read Mr. Mercedes, the first one! (No, I didn't mean to read them out of order). *You... Continue Reading →

11.22.63 (And A History Lesson)

I'm very very very slowly ploughing my way through my Stephen King list, finally ticking 11.22.63 off as my most recent conquer!  Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake... Continue Reading →

Percy Jackson And The Lighting Thief

Since Rick Riordan and Disney Plus are gifting us with a brand new and amazing TV show at some point in the future, I decided now was the perfect time to give the Percy Jackson series another read, starting promptly with Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief.  Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he... Continue Reading →

Finders Keepers

What? Another Stephen King book? That's right. Apparently all I'm in the mood for lately is the dark and scary books, and luckily due to my growing collection, I have a fair few to march my way through at the moment. I'm pretty sure I said at the beginning of the year I was planning... Continue Reading →

The Institute

GETTING BACK AT IT WITH THOSE STEPHEN KING BOOKS Y'ALL!  I finally read Stephen King's new book, The Institute and my L O R D I had a blast. Well, I say I had a blast. I was stressed. Very stressed. But it was GOOOD.  In the middle of the night, in a house on... Continue Reading →

Brave New World

Okay. OKAY. So, I read Brave New World, and this is a book I probably never would have read outside of my University course, but oh my gosh, it was really really good.  Largely set in a futuristic World State, whose citizens are environmentally engineered into an intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements... Continue Reading →

The Time Machine

Back in June, I read H. G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau, a book which I'd wanted to read for a while and found myself really really enjoying (even if it was confusing and creepy and weird). And for one of my university units, I had to read H. G. Wells' The Time Machine.... Continue Reading →

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