BOOK REVIEW – Nina is Not OK by Shappi Khorsandi

I know this has been classified as Young Adult reading, but it should also be read by all parents as a cautionary tale! It should also be prescribed reading for all high school learners - perhaps in a slightly watered-down form (teachers tend to get slightly embarassed). Shappi Khorsandi doesn't hold back in this bare-all, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – Nina is Not OK by Shappi Khorsandi

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BOOK CONFESSIONS

I was tagged by the wonderful Pamela Power (thanks for the homework Pamela!). You can see her book confessions on her Vlog - Between the Sheets with Pamela, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkRuUYkhypo#action=share 1. Have you ever damaged a book? Not that I can recall. I would feel absolutely awful if I did! Books are precious – no … Continue reading BOOK CONFESSIONS

BOOK REVIEW – The Devil’s Work by Mark Edwards

Sophie Greenwood has decided that the time is right to return to work after taking time off to be a full-time mom to 4-year old Daisy. She’s found her dream job at Jackdaw Publishing (I even found the name a bit sinister), but on day one, she has an unnerving experience. If she thinks that … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Devil’s Work by Mark Edwards

BOOK REVIEW – The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours in the affluent (fictitious) Cape Town suburb of Katterjan Estates. They’re both getting on in years, struggling to deal with their past successful careers that they can no longer use to define who they are, and using the Estate committee meetings as the battleground for their intense dislike … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso