The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins – Review

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes was a hugely anticipated release for me (I think itโ€™s the only time Iโ€™ve ever actually pre-ordered a book). I reread the original The Hunger Games trilogy in April and still loved them just as much as I did back when I first read them as a teenager. I … Continue reading The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins – Review

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson – Review

"๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ด, ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ... ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ."โฃโฃThe Haunting of Hill House follows Dr Montague and his assistants, Eleanor, Theodora and Luke as they stay in the infamous Hill House for the summer to study its happenings. They begin to experience things they cannot … Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson – Review

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng – Review

"๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ. ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ. ๐˜ˆ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ. ๐˜•๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ, ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฆ."โฃโฃโฃโฃโฃโฃCeleste Ng's debut novel was a mystery/domestic thriller like no other I've read before. It's quite slow paced compared to … Continue reading Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng – Review

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter – Review

"Moving on, as a concept, is for stupid people, because any sensible person knows grief is a long-term project." Two boys and their father dealing with the sudden death of their mother are visited by Crow - who is a part therapist, part poltergeist figure who has unexpectedly invited himself into their lives. Crow visits … Continue reading Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter – Review