Book Review | The Light of the Fireflies by Paul Pen

A boy lives with his parents, brother, sister and grandmother in a basement underground. The only reprieve from the darkness and artificial electric light is an anaemic line of sunlight that feeds through the bars in one of the only windows in the basement. For his whole life, this is all the boy has known … Continue reading Book Review | The Light of the Fireflies by Paul Pen

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Book Review | Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

It's small town Ohio in the seventies, and Marilyn and James Lee wake up one morning to find their most beloved daughter, Lydia, missing. Soon after, her fragile body will be dragged from the lake, and nothing will ever be the same again. Marilyn and James have poured all their hopes and dreams into Lydia. … Continue reading Book Review | Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Book Review | Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

Mike loves Verity – V – more than anything. Since they met at university, they’ve been inseparable, and Mike can’t imagine life without her. Their relationship isn’t, perhaps, what you’d call conventional – one of their favourite pastimes is a game they play, called the Crave. A game involving manipulating strangers in order to scare them … Continue reading Book Review | Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall