Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

March 1, 2016 | RRP $19.95 New York Times Bestseller

 2016 began, for me, with this adrenalin fuelled novel, Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. I read it a scant few days into the New Year while I was on holiday in wintry Europe. It takes very little prompting for me to recall my white knuckle grasp on the Kindle, a cup tea growing colder in...

Review: STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel

July 25, 2015

Just finished reading STATION ELEVEN by EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL.  The story of Station Eleven follows a number of expertly drawn, flawed characters in the world after a devastating global pandemic. The opening chapters were captivating and once the pandemic hit, I admit my mind was immediately dra...

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