‘Goodnight, Boy’ by Nikki Sheehan [Book Review]

One of many proof copies that I picked up this year at YALC was Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan. I hadn’t heard of this particular book, but upon further inspection I noticed that it had been blurbed by one of my favourite authors, Sarah Crossan, so I dived into the novel for the 2017 Reading Challenge. … More ‘Goodnight, Boy’ by Nikki Sheehan [Book Review]

‘The Lover’s Dictionary’ by David Levithan [Book Review]

Whilst at YALC earlier this year, I was perusing the stalls on the final day of the convention and naturally picked up some absolute bargains! One of those was The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan: I had never heard of this particular book, but when I was flicking through the pages the layout immediately grabbed … More ‘The Lover’s Dictionary’ by David Levithan [Book Review]

‘We Come Apart’ by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan [Book Review]

Having read a couple of Sarah Crossan books, and having heard her speak on a couple of panels this year (YALC and LBF), whilst at the former I was introduced to her latest offering; We Come Apart, co-authored with Brian Conaghan. Obviously I bought a copy, and had it signed whilst I had the chance, … More ‘We Come Apart’ by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan [Book Review]

‘Paradise Lost’ by John Milton [Book Review]

Today, after almost three months of pure, unrivaled struggle, I finally finished (in every sense of the word) Paradise Lost by John Milton for the 2016 Reading Challenge, but more importantly, my fifth MA English essay. I actually finished reading the poem over a month ago, but the notes and references to every slight allusion were … More ‘Paradise Lost’ by John Milton [Book Review]