Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding – Book Review

Bridget Jones is back! Despite hearing the news pre-release of Mark Darcy’s death and that the new book was focused on Bridget as a single mum with a dishy toy-boy; I was still incredibly excited to read it. I finally purchased myself a copy yesterday and I devoured it in one sitting (just under ten … Continue reading Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding – Book Review

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Schroder by Amity Gaige: Book Review

‘Schroder’ is a brilliantly written story about a father, Erik Schroder, who unwittingly kidnaps his six year old daughter, Meadow, in the midst of a custody fight, and winds up in a correctional facility. The book is written as a document to his estranged wife, Laura, and as an attempt to explain the rationality behind … Continue reading Schroder by Amity Gaige: Book Review

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride: Book Review

McBride’s debut novel tells the story of the relationship the protagonist has with her older brother who has a brain tumour. We learn that the brother has had his tumour from a young age and that it debilitates him throughout his school life and early twenties until his death. McBride ignores conventional English language techniques … Continue reading A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride: Book Review