Review: The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Cows can love, play games, bond and form strong, life-long friendships. They can sulk, hold grudges, and they have preferences and can be vain. All these characteristics and more have been observed, documented, interpreted and retold by Rosamund Young based on her experiences looking after the family farm's herd on Kite's Nest Farm …

Books I’ve read with the lowest number of ratings on Goodreads

Today I thought I’d look at some of the books with the lowest amount of ratings on my ‘Read’ shelf on Goodreads. I’ve decided I wouldn’t include books that were online freebies or short stories. It turns out that all of these books are actually from Netgalley! The Cyclist by Neil Anthony Smith – ⭐⭐⭐ …

Review: Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: A powerful, eerily unsettling story collection from a major international literary star. Unearthly and unexpected, the stories in Mouthful of Birds burrow their way into your psyche and don't let go. Samanta Schweblin haunts and mesmerizes in this extraordinary, masterful collection. Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump …

Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede …