Summer Reads

With the days getting longer and Britain experiencing some uncharacteristic sunshine I decide to do what any good person does, and dive into the book shop rather than sunbathe. I picked up some interesting sounding books in Waterstones and am looking forward to carefully reading every word without creasing the spine (it’s definitely not just … More Summer Reads


Recently the Daily Mail published an article slamming the genre of young adult literature they branded “sick lit”. They suggested that novels dealing with dramatic subjects such as depression, terminal illness and suicide are no more than how-to guides to misery for the teens and young adults reading them. Surely society has more faith in … More Branding.