Category: General

Reading Theme – Wrap Up

I can’t ignore the tight plots and good writing which illuminates and doesn’t glare, introduces and doesn’t stomp. Stories that take you on a journey you enjoy for the duration and not just in parts.

Book of the Month – November 2019

The message I got from this book was when you believe in yourself when you acknowledge the belief that someone has in you, everything is possible. You find a strength you didn’t even know you had to fight, to stand up for yourself and be a leader. This invokes the times Amani has referenced Binta telling Amani to be brave, as if Binta knew that despite appearances and past behaviour, Amani could be brave.

Reading Theme – November 2019

These books can be classed as young adult romances, modern day fairy tales or coming of ages stories – supernatural or otherwise. But at the heart they are about how young people and adults react and deal with ordinary and extraordinary circumstances.