• Challenges,  Tags

    Desert Island Book Tag

    Before I start out this post I just want to give a big shout out to theorangutanlibrarian for nominating me for this book tag! Theorangutanlibrarian has an amazing blog and if you are interested in books and pretty much anything to do with reading this is the blog you need to follow! Water — A book you simply cannot live without The Harry Potter Series By J. K. Rowling of course! Food — A book that is a close second on your favourites list The Little Prince By Antoine De Saint-Exupery Shelter — A book that makes you feel at home and safe The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy By Douglas Adams Flare Gun…

  • Reviews

    Book Review: The Kite Runner

    *Warning: Contains Spoilers* “And that’s the thing about who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.” The Kite Runner is Khaled Hosseini’s first book which was published in 2003. This book is why I went on to read A Thousand Splendid Suns and did a review for it that you can read here. I originally read this book quite a while back and remember being totally engrossed. I read it again as part of my English class for school and I loved it just as much as I had the first time I read it. This book is as emotionally gripping as all of Hosseini’s books are.…

  • Books,  Reviews

    Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns

    *Warning: Contains Spoilers* A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is an incredible book about two women from different families and different backgrounds who are forced to suffer the same fate as a result of unfortunate events. These two women go on to form an extraordinary bond and fight for their freedom. Unlike Hosseini’s first book The Kite Runner this one focuses more on the lives of young women in Afghanistan. I originally read this book for my English class and absolutely loved it. Hosseini has a certain way of using characters to bring out emotions and create realistic situations. His books are always very honest and raw and discuss…