Review of ‘A Glasshouse of Stars’ by Shirley Marr

‘A Glasshouse of Stars’ is a sensitively written, dreamlike tale of Meixing who, along with her family, is a recent immigrant from ‘Old Land’ to ‘New Land’. Her newly-inherited house, ‘Big Scary’, becomes a world of childhood imagination and a safe place away from the racism and bullying that she encounters in the New Land. … Continue reading Review of ‘A Glasshouse of Stars’ by Shirley Marr

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that I loved so much, I wish there were more just like them

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s rather convoluted top ten title really got me thinking. Which books have I been really annoyed about finishing? Which have I heard about others reading, and got jealous … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that I loved so much, I wish there were more just like them

Audiobook review of ‘Outbreak’ by Frank Gardner

Description from the publisher: The explosive new thriller featuring MI6 operative Luke Carlton on his most terrifying mission yet.Deep within the Arctic Circle, three scientists from the UK's Arctic Research Station trudge through a blizzard in search of shelter. They see a cabin ahead. It appears abandoned. No lights. No snowmobile outside. But as they … Continue reading Audiobook review of ‘Outbreak’ by Frank Gardner