Book Review: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Title: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Author: Karen Joy Fowler Publisher: Serpent's Tail Publishing date: 2014 Pages: 308 Price: £6.69 ISBN: 9781846689666 Summary: Meet the Cooke family. Our narrator is Rosemary Cooke. As a child, she never stopped talking; as a young woman, she has wrapped herself in silence: the silence of intentional forgetting, of … Continue reading Book Review: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publishing date: 2012 Pages: 359 Price: £5.59 ISBN: 9781442408937 Summary: Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet … Continue reading Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Book review: The Sky is Everywhere

Title: The Sky is Everywhere Author: Jandy Nelson Publisher: Walker Books Ltd. Published: 2010 Pages: 312 Price: £5.59 on Amazon ISBN: 9781406354386 Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker, bookworm and band geek, plays second clarinet and spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister, Bailey. But when Bailey dies abruptly, … Continue reading Book review: The Sky is Everywhere

Book review: Extraordinary Means

Title: Extraordinary Means Author: Robyn Schneider Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd Published: 2015 Pages: 324 Price: £7.99 ISBN: 9781471115486 Summary: At seventeen, overachieving Lane finds himself at Latham House, a sanatorium for teens suffering from an incurable strain of tuberculosis. Part hospital and part boarding school, Latham is a place of endless rules and confusing … Continue reading Book review: Extraordinary Means