The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – Book Review

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is an incredible book about a man's tragic journey to the art underworld and how it unravels his entire life. The book is based on a beautiful painting of a finch by Carel Fabritius. I was incredibly lucky to see it in real life. Here is the not so short story... It is quite a serendipitous tale... In October 2016, while I was living in the UK, I was visiting my mom in Bristol. During one of our days out, I found the book in a charity shop. They sold it for £1.00 ... Continue Reading

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan – Book Review

Book reviews always leave me a little daunted. I always feel like I have to say things that a literary expert would but I am not a literary expert. You won't find me criticising the tone of a book or the authors writing style. Mostly it will just be reasons why I liked a book, which, 9 times out of 10, I always do. They also say, never judge a book by its cover, but I mostly do. I will consult GoodReads to be sure I am not wasting any money but I am always drawn to the colourful and detailed ... Continue Reading

How to be a Bookworm in a Digital Age – Apps & More

Reading is one of my favourite things. I try to read a book at least once a month but sadly, life gets in the way and realistically, its every two months. What does take up a lot of my reading space, is blogs and other articles. I am finding it increasingly difficult to make time for my reading. There are some great books out there and I have read some truly intriguing stories by great authors. Over time, I shall share these with you. I make use of a few apps to enhance my reading experien... Continue Reading