Book Reivew | Rating - 3/5 | Genre - Nonfiction/Comedy So, it has been a while since I've written any reviews for books, having been dealing with some mental health issues. Now i'm back and ready to delve back into reviewing books I've been reading this year. We'll start off here, with a book I... Continue Reading →
Parsnips, Buttered: How to win at modern life, one email at a time by Joe Lycett | Book Review
Book Review | Rating - 4/5 | Genre - Nonfiction / Biography I've always been a fan of Joe Lycett, from his comedy tours to his downright bizarre instagram posts. It was a couple years ago that I go his book as a Christmas present from my mother. I'm not sure why I hadn't picked... Continue Reading →
“Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them” by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell | Book Review
Book Reivew | Rating - 5/5 | Genre - Nonfiction The history of this book revolves around being taught about this story many many years ago when I was in High-School (so about 13/14 years old). We were shown the movie adapataion as part of a lesson that revolved around humanity and literature (connected Anne... Continue Reading →
“The View from the Cheap Seats” by Neil Gaiman | Book Review
Book Review | Rating - 4/5 | Genre - NonFiction / Essays Another book where I'm not entirely sure how I came to owning it. I want to say it might've been a gift for Christmas or my birthday; based only the fact I rarely spend money so they're the only options for me receiving... Continue Reading →
“How to be Champion” by Sarah Millican | Book Review
It felt very much like listening to one of Sarah Millican's stand-up gigs...
“Sh**ged. Married. Annoyed.” by Rosie and Chris Ramsey | Book Review
Its fairly obvious that I really enjoyed the book, yet I still couldn't bring myself to give it full marks...
“The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris | Book Review
I can say that the book was really interesting and it is definitely a story that should be read by everyone, whether they have an interest in WW2 or want a love story based around these events.
“The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**K” by Sarah Knight | Book Review
With lockdown in place and my pile of unread books very close to finished, I thought it was a good time to turn to a book to provide some sort of comfort during this weird time.
Lockdown Madness – March 2020
Well March has finished, boy what a month its been. Here is how books have shaped this month for me and helped bring me through this weird time...
Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s by Jennifer Worth
Call the Midwife' is a most extraordinary book and should be required reading of all students of midwifery, nursing, sociology and modern history. It tells of the experiences of a young trainee midwife in the East End of London in the 1950's and is a graphic portrayal of the quite appalling conditions that the East Enders endured.