To Kill a Mockingbird review

By Emma Brooks

This week time to review an old classic and one of my favourite – if not my favourite – book of all times. Incidentally, the book also recently celebrated its 50th anniversary having been published in 1960. Read more of this post


Book review: So Your Girlfriend’s a Vegetarian by Adam Shaw

By Emma Brooks

The first novel of a friend of mine, and fellow graduate of the University of Nottingham, So your girlfriend’s a vegetarian? is a great read.

I first discovered the novel by being invited to join a fan group on Facebook, and found the title somewhat intriguing. A book about vegetarians? No thanks! A couple of years later, Adam arrives in Geneva, book in hand, and I can’t resist asking for a copy to see what it’s all about. As it turned out, I couldn’t put down the book and finished it in a couple of days, later recommending it to everyone. Read more of this post

Brooks’ book review: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

By Emma Brooks

If you liked The Time Traveler’s Wife, as I did, then you will be curious about Audrey Niffenegger’s next book, Her Fearful Symmetry. It can be difficult to read another book by the same author if you really enjoyed their first, particularly if they turn out to be a bit of a let down. Read more of this post