‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking for artefacts from history and looking … Continue reading ‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

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‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Daycomes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly … Continue reading ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

‘Dry’ by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman – Book Review

Blurb When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman. The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have … Continue reading ‘Dry’ by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman – Book Review

‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review

Blurb A vivid, touching and original debut, following the effects of an extraordinary catastrophe on very ordinary people. In the middle of a market in India, a man’s shadow disappears. As rolling twenty-four-hour news coverage tries to explain the event, more cases are discovered. The phenomenon spreads like a plague as people learn the true … Continue reading ‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review