Book Review: The Binding by Bridget Collins

Very occasionally I read a book that confounds all my expectations and The Binding by Bridget Collins was was one of these. I’m not sure if this was because I didn’t read the synopsis fully or because I became confused…

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Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

I’ve put off this book review of Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo for a couple of months because I just couldn’t find the right words to sum it up. As a white cis woman the book catches at my…

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Book Review: The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton combines the macabre with the mind-bending in this intricate historical detective novel. Having loved The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, I opened the pages a mixture of excitement and trepidation, but…

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Children’s Book Review: The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson

The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson is the first book I’ve read by this author, and although it wasn’t exactly what I’d hoped for, it won’t be my last. As soon as I started to read Ibbotson’s writing, I could…

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9 Inspirational Kids Books That Make You Think Differently

While we’ve been building our book collection for the family, we’ve discovered many inspirational kids books that have made us see the world in a new light. In fact, we could almost say that we’ve learned more about various subjects…

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