Emery Lord – Author Overview

When We Collided explores young love, grief and mental illness through the lives of Vivi and Jonah, who meet the summer after the death of Jonah’s father and Vivi’s move to California. Vivi’s free-spirited, adventurous nature brings much needed light and colour to the lives of Jonah and his five younger siblings however her grip on reality begins to slip when she stops taking her … Continue reading Emery Lord – Author Overview

Daughter’s Secret

The Daughter’s Secret follows Rosalind and her “perfect” family six years after Stephanie (Rosalind’s daughter) ran away with her geography teacher, Nathan Temperley who is due to be released from Wandsworth Prison in eleven days time. ‘People often liken a great shock to being hit by a train, but the realisation that Stephanie had run away with Nathan Temperley was more like being caught in … Continue reading Daughter’s Secret

Jeff Zentner – Author Overview

Goodbye Days is the first of Jeff Zentner books that I read and I must confess to intially being in two minds about it after reading the blurb. The concept of an everyday, common action (sending a text message) being classified as a crime was highly intriguing (because it reminded me about the Michelle Carter case) however the idea of ‘Goodbye Days’ to remember loved … Continue reading Jeff Zentner – Author Overview

Juno Dawson – Author Overview pt 2

This Book is Gay is a non-fiction book that explains and exploring all things LGBT+ in a humorous, uncomplicated way. The first-hand experiences threaded throughout give a personal feel to the statistics contained in this non-fiction book. It’s pitched as being Young Adult in genre however I think many adults (and Presidents) could do with reading it. ‘All we can do is rest assured that … Continue reading Juno Dawson – Author Overview pt 2