Books

Review: Chosen by O.M. Faure (The Cassandra Programme #1)

RATING: ★★ When Olivia and DeAnn are recruited into a secretive organisation, they had no idea they'd accidentally find themselves on a field mission. There's Olivia, a British lawyer trying to start a family with her less than enthusiastic boyfriend. She's trying to get her happily-ever-after but it's not working. So, hoping for change, she… Continue reading Review: Chosen by O.M. Faure (The Cassandra Programme #1)

TV shows

Review: Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere is an eight-part adaptation of Celeste Ng’s acclaimed novel about motherhood, produced by and starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Set in the late 1990s, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, an idyllic archetypal wealthy American suburb where appearance and reputation are paramount, the show follows Elena Richardson and her family and Mia Warren… Continue reading Review: Little Fires Everywhere

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Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1)

RATING: ★★★★ Harriet Vanger, a member of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. Her uncle still seeks to find out the truth. When Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist is seen to have a lot more time on his hands after a libel conviction, he is hired to investigate, with the added bonus… Continue reading Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1)

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Educating Yourself: a BlackLivesMatter Reading Guide

Within the last week, America and beyond (because yes, racism is also present in other countries like the UK) has been engaged in the BlackLivesMatter Movement, in protest, in support and in raising awareness of the systematic violence and racism that black people have faced - not just recently with George Floyd and the many… Continue reading Educating Yourself: a BlackLivesMatter Reading Guide

TV shows

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to screens for its seventh and final season

The official end of the Marvel Television era is close as MARVEL'S Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered the first episode of its final season last night. And in true Marvel fashion, the show kicked off with a storyline that was completely unconnected to the narrative of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the team find themselves in… Continue reading Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to screens for its seventh and final season

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Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

RATING: ★★★★★ History, huh? What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? Red, White and Royal Blue follows two characters: Alex Claremont-Diaz, a handsome, charismatic genius who is determined to make a life in politics and Henry, an actual British prince destined for the throne. These two characters, from… Continue reading Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

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Review: Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell

RATING: ★★★ The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after... Nothings ever that easy for Simon Snow. Wayward Son follows Simon, Penny… Continue reading Review: Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell