Rachel Reads: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

A review of Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons why which follows Clay, a high schooler, who loses his first love after she commits suicide. The book is an enlightening read about suicide and the perception of teenage mental health.

Rachel Reads: Post Mortem by Kate London

Everyone loves a good crime thriller. Death, tension, mystery and the chase - what's not to love. Post Mortem is definitely a crime thriller but it's the first one I've ever read which has been based in the UK. There's something very different about UK crime books in comparison to the pageantry of American thrillers.… Continue reading Rachel Reads: Post Mortem by Kate London

Rachel reads – Rat Queens volume 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’rygoth

Much of my exam study time was spent pinning for the next volume of the Rat Queens. I love Wiebe's world and the Rat Queens are the ultimate female role models being as badass as possible. The art work is also stunning which is by Roc Upchurch and Stjepan Sejic. If you haven't read my… Continue reading Rachel reads – Rat Queens volume 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’rygoth

Rachel Reads: The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto

Rarely do I come across a book which I know is a translation and, as a fan of Japanese fiction/films, I felt it would be an enlightening experience to read Banana Yoshimoto who is a Japanese author and is critically acclaimed. If you've read my blog before, you'll know I prefer reading fantasy, horror and… Continue reading Rachel Reads: The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto

Rachel Reads: The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

I thought I would try to review another novel I have been unsure about. I bought it on recommendation from Amazon UK's recommended reading page. From the blurb it sounded gritty and it appeared to be in a similar vein to other fantasy books I have read such as the Prince of Thorns. I also… Continue reading Rachel Reads: The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Rachel Reads: The Starter House by Sonja Condit

Officially back with a new review of a supernatural/horror book that I received in the mail last year from the fantastic Atlantic Books. I took ages to get around to reading it because I've not really been in a reading mood for horror over the last 6 months but now I'm back, I thought I… Continue reading Rachel Reads: The Starter House by Sonja Condit