Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre

Book Review: The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre

So when I first received this book in the mail I thought: ‘great my 96-year-old Grandpa will love this one!’. But when I noticed a few other books arrived on my shelf that dealt with spies and espionage, I thought I’d give this one a whirl to see how...
Book Review: Shrewed by Elizabeth Renzetti

Book Review: Shrewed by Elizabeth Renzetti

I know some women may hear of a book about feminism and think ‘why do we need another one of these, we’re all equal!’ but it’s not until you read books like this that you realize we still have so far to go. If that doesn’t sound appealing...
Book Review: The Boy on the Beach by Tima Kurdi

Book Review: The Boy on the Beach by Tima Kurdi

I’ve never had the experience of doubting whether I could finish a book. I love reading, and even when I don’t really like a book I’ll usually finish it; my DNF rate is extremely low. Reading The Boy on the Beach by Tima Kurdi is the first time I...
Book Review: Maid by Stephanie Land

Book Review: Maid by Stephanie Land

I frequently refer to memoirs as their own subsection of the ‘self-help’ genre, because I believe that learning about someone else’s life circumstances is a wonderful way of gaining a new perspective on your own. This theory is once again being...