Charli XCX – SUCKER – Review

This album has had some good reviews, and some bad reviews and I hate to say it but I agree with both of them…

I’m very much in the middle with the fact that I really enjoy some of her songs on the album, however I can quite gladly skip some altogether.

I became a fan of a few of her songs when I heard ‘Boom Clap’. I was instantly interested in what else she had released and written. This is when I came across her album True Romance (released 2013), I must say I wasn’t overly keen on that one, mostly because it didn’t sound as if she had quite found her feet with how she wanted to sound. However, she has since released (this year) her album Sucker and I heard more of the Charli XCX that I liked. Continue reading “Charli XCX – SUCKER – Review”

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Book Review – John Green – Paper Towns

The thing about Margo Roth Spiegelman is that really all I could ever do was let her talk, and then when she stopped talking encourage her to go on, due to the facts that 1. I was incontestably in love with, and 2. She was absolutely unprecedented in every way, and 3. She never really asked any questions…

Quentin Jacobson has always loved Margo from afar. So when she climbs through his window to summon him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next morning, Q turns up at school and Margo doesn’t. She’s left clues to her disappearance, like a trail of breadcrumbs for Q to follow.

And everything leads to one unavoidable question: Who is the real Margo? Continue reading “Book Review – John Green – Paper Towns”

Book Review – Ben Aaronovitch – Whispers Underground

‘Come Monday I get to do some proper policing. Person Unknown has been stabbed to death on the tracks at Baker Street tube. Magic may have been involved.’

Person Unknown turns out to be the son of a US senator and before you can say ‘International incident’, FBI agent Kimberley Reynolds is on DC Grant’s case.

And down in the dark, in the tunnels of London’s Underground, the buried rivers, the Victoria sewers, there are whispers of vengeance from beyond the grave.

DC Grant’s case is about to come off the rails…

Continue reading “Book Review – Ben Aaronovitch – Whispers Underground”