Theodore Finch wants to take his own life… ‘I’m broken, and no one can fix it’.
Violet Markey is devastated by her sister’s death… ‘In that instant, we went plowing through the guardrail, my words died too.
They meet on the ledge of the school bell tower, and so their story begins. It’s only together they can be themselves…
But, as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink. How far will Violey go to save the boy she has come to love?
Continue reading “All the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven – Review”
It’s that time again where I get to show you all a little insight into my music listening habits. I have been cultivating this list for a while, listening to other playlists and picking and choosing my favourites and finally finding the ones I’ve wanted for my playlist.
I hope you enjoy, let me know in the comments below what you think and if you have any song or playlist suggestions! Continue reading “My Summer Spotify Playlist”
Five minutes after being crowned Miss Blackpool 1964, Barabra Parker has ditched the tiara and is off to London to make her fortune. A chance encounter, a shrewd change of name and one audition later sees Sophie Straw with her own BBC comedy series – and there the trouble starts.
Sophie works with a team of producers, writers and actors all vying to make this funny girl even funnier, and the nation loves her. This is the Swinging Sixties: freedom and creativity are booming in London.
But everything is changing and nothing lasts forever. Sophie and her colleagues are in the limelight but how long can they stay on top? And when is it time to change the channel?
Continue reading “Funny Girl – Nick Hornby – Review”
Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, but no one’s ever looked past her weight to see who she really is. Since her mum’s death, Libby’s been hiding, but now she’s ready for high school.
I was to be the girl who can do anything.
Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin too – sexy, aloof and too cool for school. But Jack’s swaggering confidence is hiding a secret he must keep at all costs. Be charming. Be hilarious.
Don’t get too close to anyone.
Then Jack meets Libby. And their worlds change.
Because sometimes when you meet someone the whole universe just comes into focus.
Continue reading “Holding Up the Universe – Jennifer Niven – Review”