Book #59: The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath’s shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity. Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther’s breakdown with such intensity that her insanity … More Book #59: The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

Book #54: The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the tale of an ancient curse suddenly given a terrifying modern application. The grey towers of Baskerville Hall and the wild open country of Dartmoor hold many secrets for Holmes and Watson to unravel. The detective is contemptuous of supernatural manifestations, but the reader will remain perpetually haunted by … More Book #54: The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book #49: American Pyshco – Brett Easton Ellis

I finally finished this book today, whilst wearing my F&F ¾ dress (£19.99), a pair of black leggings (3 for £5) and sipping a homemade Cadbury hot chocolate from an ASDA homewares “Hot & Steamy” mug.   I couldn’t resist.  You’ve either read American Psycho, or you’ve not.   Without doubt this must be the … More Book #49: American Pyshco – Brett Easton Ellis

Book #46: The Valley of Fear – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

This was my first Sherlock Holmes novel, and I have to say, I enjoyed it so much more than any of the shorts.  Purely because you could really get your teeth in to the story, by very nature of the writing and the opportunity for additional development.   In this mystery Holmes receives a coded … More Book #46: The Valley of Fear – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book #45: The Kicking The Bucket List – Cathy Hopkins

Meet the daughters of Iris Parker. Dee; sensitive and big-hearted; Rose uptight and controlled and Fleur the reckless free spirit. At the reading of their mother’s will, the three estranged women are aghast to discover that their inheritance comes with strings attached. If they are to inherit her wealth, they must spend a series of … More Book #45: The Kicking The Bucket List – Cathy Hopkins