5 classic novels that are worth the hype

I believe in reading anything that makes you happy. I don't think you have to read only ''serious literature'' or classics to be considered a reader. I have also read a number of classics which I feel live up to that title. One of my reading goals for the new year is to read more… Continue reading 5 classic novels that are worth the hype

Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon

*Review copy kindly gifted to me by Penguin Random House South Africa in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: ''Rosie loves Jack. Jack loves Rosie. So when they're separated, Rosie will do anything to find the boy who makes the sun shine in her head. Even run away from home. Even struggle across London and… Continue reading Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon

My Bookstagram Process

This is my fifth year as a bookstgrammer and I like to think that I have learnt and grown during my time on this incredible platform. Gone are the days when I would quickly snap a photo on my phone and post it immediately with no editing or planning. I have developed a process for… Continue reading My Bookstagram Process

Wild Blue Wonder by Carlie Sorosiak

*Review copy kindly gifted to me by PanMacmillan SA in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: ''In the summer we all fell in love. By the winter we had fallen apart.'' ''For Quinn and her sister, Fern, and brother, Reed, summer means working as counselors¬†at their family's summer camp: months of bonfires, bunks, and friendships… Continue reading Wild Blue Wonder by Carlie Sorosiak

9 books that will help you forget about Corona virus

2020 has thrown us all for a loop and honestly, some days it's really difficult to cope. Like so many other times in my life, I have turned to books for comfort and escape from the madness. Today I'm sharing a list of books that are easy to sink into, the kind that make everything… Continue reading 9 books that will help you forget about Corona virus

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Synopsis: ''Charlie's not the biggest geek in high school, but he's by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent, yet socially awkward, Charlie is a wallflower, standing on the threshold of his life whilst watching everyone else live theirs. As Charlie tries to navigate his way through uncharted territory - the world of first dates and… Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Theo and Flora by Mark Winkler

*Review copy kindly sent to me by Penguin Random House SA in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: ''When stalled novelist Charlie Wasserman's investment-banker wife divorces him, he finds among her belongings a box of letters. Written between 1940 and 1944, the letters reveal a love affair between her grandfather, Theo, a forty-something lawyer at… Continue reading Theo and Flora by Mark Winkler

10 reasons why you should start reading for pleasure

Reading has always been a big part of my life but unfortunately it is not considered a pleasurable hobby for most people these days. I have compiled this list of reasons why reading is beneficial and a great hobby to take up. Considering the scary and uncertain time we are all in right now, with… Continue reading 10 reasons why you should start reading for pleasure

Novels I wish I read when I was younger

I read a middle grade novel recently that really resonated with me and I kept thinking about how much this book would have impacted me when I was younger. When I thought about it, I realized that there are a few books that would have majorly enriched my childhood if I had read them years… Continue reading Novels I wish I read when I was younger