Tomb Raider (2018) – a review by Luke

Directed by Roar Uthaug Screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Geneva Robertson-Dworet Starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft  When I found out about the new Tomb Raider movie, I was so excited. As in, I was dying to see it. And for almost two years, I have waited, excitedly anticipating it. Finally, it is here: a [...]


Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet – a review by Melissa

The Kingmaker Chronicles by Amanda Bouchet has been a series that gripped me from the beginning. I rushed through the first two books and then realised I had to wait until January for the third one. I was so happy when I was given a free copy in return for an honest review. Heart on [...]

99 Days by Katie Cotugno – a review by Luke

Title: 99 Days. Author: Katie Cotugno. Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult. Publisher: Balzer + Bray. Date of Publication: April 21st, 2015.  Pages: 384. ISBN: 0062216384. Buy on: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK), Book Depository, or Whitcoulls. Add on: Goodreads.   99 Days follows Molly Barlow, who, after she returns home from boarding school, has to endure 99 days of summer until she can leave for college, until she can begin anew, [...]

The Mindful Way to a Good Night’s Sleep by Tzivia Gover – a review by Melissa

I was given this book in return for an honest review.  I'm no stranger to sleep struggles as I have suffered from insomnia for over a decade. I have a carefully selected set of things I must do each night to attempt to get enough sleep. I've done a lot of reading in this area, [...]

Reputation, Taylor Swift – a review by Luke

It has finally dropped: Taylor Swift’s sixth album, Reputation. Here, I want to share my thoughts on it. ...Ready For It? opens the album on a strong note. It’s energetic; it’s bold; and it’s playful. And there’s so much variety: the verses, when Taylor raps, and the chorus, which is dreamy—and sounds like the Taylor [...]

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare – a review by Melissa

(Note: This review is spoiler-free!) I think I'm still unwinding all of the complexities of what I read in Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare. The latest installment of the Shadowhunters series was thoroughly enjoyable. This is the second book in the third trilogy.* Emma Carstairs and Julian Blackthorn are a powerful parabatai team (think: the new [...]