Category Books

Is it worth it to be with the one you love?

A review of Bonjour Tristesse (‘Hello Sadness’) In this short romance story set in France Sagan has depicted a world of jealously, greed and passion through a child’s eyes.  Cecile is not a child through age but rather through her acts of selfishness and deceitfulness. Cecile has always been the centre of attention in her […]

Beautiful Disaster: A Review

Just as the oxymoron of the title suggests Jamie McGuire’s novel is filled with resisting temptation and seduction. A reader should never judge a book by its cover but something about a butterfly being trapped in a glass jar is inveigling. This book has been compared to Fifty Shades of Grey but that is just […]

An End of an Era

Long have gone the days when we curl up in bed with a cup of tea, reading a book. Now are the days of the fast paced, compact Kindle. The Kindle, which was introduced two years ago, has affected book sales online and in store dramatically. In a press release-at Luxemborg, 6th August- Amazon.co.uk states: […]

Fifty Shades of Grey: A story made to be judged?

Okay, as it’s relevant right now, I thought I would post my opinions about ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. This book has clearly been written because it challenges everything about post 21st Century Feminism however I do not think it’s portraying how women want to be seen. Most who have criticized the book have said that it is […]