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

Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Norwegian Wood” by Japanese author Haruki Murakami had been on my list for a while but unfortunately it didn’t turn out to be my cup of tea. I enjoyed the writing style and some of the more poignant chapters but struggled quite a lot with the plot. This was a 2 star read for me.… Read More Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Book Review: A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa

Despite being short in length, “A River in Darkness” is a really heavy and difficult read. This is an educational story of one man’s journey to and from North Korea, following propaganda offering paradise when they arrived. If you’re not up to speed with this aspect of history and (even more sadly) the current political climate, I’d recommend picking this up.… Read More Book Review: A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa