If you like the sound of Looking For Alaska, or have liked any of John Green’s writing, you’ll love All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. It’s a beautifully written Young Adult novel that is both romantic and funny, all the while telling some brutally honest truths about mental health stigma and suicide. I devoured […]
Fiction proves that human beings can do magic. They can make you immerse into a new world, imagine outrageous adventures, and experience emotion over the written word. Reading something inspiring is all the more powerful – and what better way to get inspired than to read about these truly awesome heroines?
With thanks to my recent bout of great anxiety, I have managed to read all Harry Potter books (minus the Cursed Child) within 6 weeks. They have been a brilliant source of distraction for me, giving me the ability to lose myself in a world of fantasy – an escapism that only stories can provide.
The fact that this absolute classic of a book explains its title on the back – “Fahrenheit 451 = the temperature at which book-paper catches fire and burns – makes you want to leap into the dystopian world created by Ray Bradbury. The story follows Guy Montag, a fireman whose job it is to start […]
With nothing having happened to ‘Pudge’ before moving to boarding school, we follow him to his new life and subsequent new, slightly unusual friends. His attention is particularly drawn to Alaska – the girl down the hall, the girl who is as beautiful as she is screwed up. With plenty of pranks, adventures and infatuation […]