The Uncommon life of Alfred Warner in Six Days by Juliet Conlin

Review 3.5 stars out of 5 Update finished reading this! Review What an interesting idea for a book.  Quite a unique angle to consider an elderly man who has been hearing benevolent voices the whole of his life.  What surprised me, until I read the authors Afterword, is that I never questioned whether the voices were real.  I automatically assumed they were supernatural as the book … Continue reading The Uncommon life of Alfred Warner in Six Days by Juliet Conlin

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman

Review 4/5 stars A really good read. Eleanor is a complex and self-sufficient figure. She certainly has a unique style with how she deals with life. I quite like her. The book is funny and sad. My favourite part was the first section of the book. I enjoyed her use of a wide vocabulary lol, love learning new words. A bright lady who has a … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman

The Dry by Jane Harper

  Really good 4.5 stars Review Not my usual genre – crime thrillers, but found this captivating and ushered me into investigating the murders.   Lol, I had literally accused everyone in the town within the first few chapters!  The plot is good. It is set in Kiewarra, a hot, desolate, bakingly dry town in the Australian outback.  The description reaveals hot the starkness of hot, … Continue reading The Dry by Jane Harper

The Martian by Andy Weir

Fiction/science fiction My rating 4/5 Plot An astronaut is accidentally stranded upon Mars by his ship mates.  His mission is to stay alive long enough on the barren planet until a rescue mission can save him.  The book tells of his escapades as the first Martian – the first human being surviving upon the hostile environment of Mars. Review Someone recommended this book to me as I … Continue reading The Martian by Andy Weir