Audiobook Review: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

“The Reason I Jump” is a quick, educational read intended to give the reader a little bit of an insight into the mind of a child with autism. I found quite a lot of the book to be overgeneralised, but I did find it to be poignant and really interesting in places. 3 stars!… Read More Audiobook Review: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Audiobook Review: Him & Me by Jack & Michael Whitehall

“Him & Me” is a fun autobiography by Jack and Michael Whitehall. I’d recommend this on audio for fans of the pair, but would probably avoid it if you don’t know anything about them. A great 5 stars from me!… Read More Audiobook Review: Him & Me by Jack & Michael Whitehall

Book Review: Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

I loved New York but the same can be said for “Gone to New York”. The facts and figures can’t rescue a boring topic. After the first try I just didn’t want to pick this up on my morning commute for the rest of the week but powered through. I’m giving Ian Frazier’s essays just 1 star.… Read More Book Review: Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

Book Review: Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss

 I found “Names for the Sea” to be full of interesting facts and details of Icelandic culture, historical background and family stories. Yet the story was padded out with boring details of supermarket struggles and domestic complaints. I’ll be giving Sarah Moss’ “Names for the Sea” 2 stars.… Read More Book Review: Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss