Educated – Tara Westover

Educated by Tara Westover

Wow. Educated: A Memoir had me both horrified and mesmerised. This is a one in a million story and a well written autobiography. Tara Westover is an amazing woman to overcome such extreme adversity to get herself an education. And an extraordinary education at that. What an incredible life and incredible achievement. Therefore it's not … Continue reading Educated – Tara Westover

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI – David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon FBI

Killers of the Flower Moon is a shocking true crime story, uncovering a chilling American conspiracy of calculated, cold-blooded murder in a very recent "wild west". It really is captivating reading. I don't read a lot of true crime but I hoovered through this.. (see what I did there). And it's not at all surprising to … Continue reading Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI – David Grann

The Fifth Season – N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season - Broken Earth Series

Awesome! Really enjoyed The Fifth Season, the first book of the Broken Earth series. Jemisin has deservedly won a hat trick of Hugo's with this incredible trilogy. If you're looking for something different, give your imagination the trip it deserves. Into a world of seismic activity and near-extinction events; people with magical earth moving (literally) powers and … Continue reading The Fifth Season – N.K. Jemisin

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

Perhaps the most famous detective in literary history, Sherlock Holmes along with his trusty sidekick Watson, requires no introduction. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 62 Holmes cases (stories) between 1887 and 1927. This particular collection of 12 short stories remains a highly recommended classic. It's hard not to marvel at the problem solving prowess of Mr … Continue reading The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle