Book Review: Hijab And Red Lipstick by Yousra Imran

Genre: Adult Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: You cannot do anything in this country without my permission.” Being a teenager isn't easy. And it doesn't help when you have a mega strict Egyptian dad who tells you that everything is "haram" a.k.a. forbidden. All Sara wants to do is experiment with makeup, listen to the latest … Continue reading Book Review: Hijab And Red Lipstick by Yousra Imran

Life in Lockdown Entertainment: My top 10 apps of the month

Stardew Valley - A never ending immersive farmer game with nice a plot and good characters. In my opinion, it's better than Farmville and reminicent of Harvest Moon.Duolingo - Learn a language in bite-size lessons with visuals, audio and feedback. It also covers a wide range of scenarios/topics that reflect real life conversation.Funimate - A … Continue reading Life in Lockdown Entertainment: My top 10 apps of the month

Book Review: Keep Your Friends close by Janelle Harris

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 4/5 Plot: Darcy Hogan’s perfect life is all over social media. She’s beautiful, she’s successful, and she and her childhood sweetheart are about to become parents for the first time. But behind all the followers and the superficial likes lurks a darker truth… In reality, Darcy feels isolated and afraid. Her … Continue reading Book Review: Keep Your Friends close by Janelle Harris

Book Review: The little village library by Helen Rolfe

Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Plot: It takes a village…Cloverdale is known for its winding roads, undulating hills and colourful cottages, and now for its Library of Shared Things: a place where locals can borrow anything they might need, from badminton sets to waffle makers. A place where the community can come together. Jennifer has devoted … Continue reading Book Review: The little village library by Helen Rolfe

Book Review: The Forgotten orphan by Glynis Peters

Genre Historical fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Orphan. A world at warA secret from her pastA chance to be together… A moving and compelling historical novel about love, second chances and resilience in the darkest of timesSouthampton 1940 Abandoned when she was tiny, Maisie Reynolds was separated from … Continue reading Book Review: The Forgotten orphan by Glynis Peters

Book Review: Tiny Pretty Things By Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra

Genre: Teen/Ya Rating: 2/5 Plot: Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school. From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Belles, Dhonielle Clayton, and the author of the highly anticipated Symptoms of a Heartbreak, Sona … Continue reading Book Review: Tiny Pretty Things By Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra

Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Virginia, 1933: Her heart broke as she took in the scene before her. There were too many orphans and not enough beds. The rags they wore barely covered them and they hadn’t eaten in days. How could anyone let innocent children live like this? She picked up a tiny … Continue reading Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

Book Review: My silent daughter by Emma Robinson

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Ever since Ruby was tiny, she has been unique. Her smiles are magically rare, her building blocks are always colour-coded, and she communicates only in gestures. Sometimes being Ruby’s mother is hard, but the way she sees the world makes it new for Sara every day. And she and … Continue reading Book Review: My silent daughter by Emma Robinson