Jack Kerouac

  Words of wisdom from one of the most popular and well-loved authors known to the literary world Picture credit: taken from indielee.com Advertisements

Review: Life After Life- Kate Atkinson

“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?” Fate, second chances and rebirth are just some of the… Continue reading

Just Stop Writing.

You heard me. Just stop. If any of you reading this are like me at all then you will know the sheer impossibility of doing this. Writing is as part of me as… Continue reading

Top Ten: Opening lines in a book

10. THE HOBBIT- JRR.TOLKIEN ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.’ 9. CHARLOTTE’S WEB- E.B.WHITE ”Where’s Papa going with that axe?’ said Fern to her mother as they were setting… Continue reading

Review: The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

It has took me so long to get around to reading this book that it’s probably been read and read again by now. And then I found out the film was due to… Continue reading

The History of Love

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering” -Nicole Krauss  Such a beautiful quote. Read… Continue reading

Embers

”The castle was a closed world, like a great granite mausoleum full of the moldering bones of generations of men and women from earlier times, in their shrouds of slowly disintegrating gray silk or… Continue reading

Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society- Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

What an absolute gem of a book. I didn’t think it was my sort of thing after looking at the cover (yes yes I’m a book lover and you shouldn’t judge a book by… Continue reading

Review: May We Be Forgiven- A.M. Homes

‘How can I tell anyone that there has always lived within me a rusty sense of disgust-a dull, brackish water that I suspect is my soul?’ After reading glowing reviews in its first… Continue reading

The Great Gatsby

”A breeze blew through the room, blew curtains in at one end and out the other like pale flags, twisting them up towards the frosted wedding-cake of the ceiling, and then rippled over the wine-coloured… Continue reading