When God Was A Rabbit is a novel narrated by Elly beginning in her childhood and continuing into her adult life. It is a story about love, a story about family and friendships and a story about life and growing up. The book follows Elly and her family over four decades and several continents. … Continue reading When God Was A Rabbit – Sarah Winman
The next dilemma is: do you read the book first or wait for the movie? I feel I may be a little on the unpopular side of this debate but I have come to my conclusion after a quite a bit of trial and error over the years. In my highly scientific studies so … Continue reading Books versus Movies: Part 2
I picked up this book from another blogger and after reading her review was intrigued by the concept of the story. A plane crash. One survivor a three-month-old baby, their identity a tug of war between two families. Eighteen years without a definitive conclusion and on the eve of the then mystery baby's eighteenth birthday … Continue reading After The Crash – Michel Bussi
I've been extremely lucky of late, the past two reviews have been stand out books for me and thankfully the streak continues with the Nightingale. I had heard a lot of rave reviews about this book and can happily say that they are well deserved and this book definitely lives up to the hype. This … Continue reading The Nightingale – Kristin Hannah
The age old debate of books versus movies is a big one that becomes increasingly relevant as more and more cinemas are filled with movies based on a book. Which is better? Books or movies? Do you watch the movie? Or read the book first? Where do you stand on books with movie posters as covers? … Continue reading Books versus Movies: Part 1
This book was emphatically suggested to me (several times) by a friend. Flash forward 40 years and we have destroyed the world, poverty, famine, global warming, you name it. Most people live their lives in a virtual reality called OASIS to escape the drudgery of reality. The creater of OASIS, James Halliday passes away leaving … Continue reading Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
I was at work last week. It was a Friday morning and as per usual we had our weekly multidisciplinary case conference. I work in the health system, more specifically in sleep and at these meetings we discuss unusual patients that come through our clinics. Usually the attendees filter in dribs and drabs, sit in the … Continue reading Books: bring people together since forever.