A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan

A visit from the goon squad

A Visit from the Goon Squad is an award winning contemporary novel about life, identity and cultural change. Often described as too cool for school, A Visit from the Goon Squad is definitely understated and edgy. It's also nostalgia evoking, bringing a sense of sadness but also wry humour. Each chapter is written like a … Continue reading A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan

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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 English Patient – Michael Ondaatje

the english patient

The English Patient is enchanting. A profound and captivating Booker Prize winning novel. The story brims with sensuality and meanders through beautifully written words, ultimately searching for the identity of all involved - not just the mysterious patient in the bed upstairs. This is no straightforward plot. Each of the four main characters has their … Continue reading The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje