New York – Edward Rutherford

★★★ New York will be one of those cities that will always fascinate me. Which is why I picked this book up at a charity shop. However, I feel that this book would have been better as a series. That way Edward Rutherford could have concentrated more on character development as this is something I... Continue Reading →

Where did my younger years go!?

I turn 27 on Monday. 27. When I was about 18, 27 seemed REALLY old. By the time I was 27 I always thought I’d have a really successful career, a house, a decent level of savings, be married, have a dog.   As I sit writing this, I realise I’m not that far off... Continue Reading →

Empress Orchid – Anchee Min

★★★★ Okay, I’ll be honest. I can completed understand why this book might not be everyone’s cup of tea. But, for me, I loved it. Chinese history has fascinated me ever since I was little. After graduating from university, I buggered off out of the UK and lived in China and worked as an English... Continue Reading →

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