Book Review: INTO THE WATER by Paula Hawkins

The ever-escalating popularity of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN almost sets up Paula Hawkins’ latest for a disappointing experience. That is unless you’re like me and enjoy a good, moody literary thriller. Slower paced than her debut, INTO THE WATER does not offer a plot decked with suspenseful moments or plot twists to shock you … Continue reading Book Review: INTO THE WATER by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan

Have you ever read a book that was beautiful yet heartbreaking? SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan is an exquisitely written family saga that is significant narrative in the current socio-political climate of the world. Brief Synopsis This multigenerational saga takes us into the world of a wealthy Palestinian family, the Yacoubs, starting with the perspective … Continue reading Book Review: SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan

Book Review: THE LAST NEANDERTHAL by Claire Cameron

The general understanding on the Neanderthals, in non-scientific circles, is that they preceded the modern human being and were the uncivilised and distant cousin of man. They were loud, raucous and stocky. And while savagery is a capability in modern humans, it was the way of being for the Neanderthals. It's also widely assumed that … Continue reading Book Review: THE LAST NEANDERTHAL by Claire Cameron