Review: This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis. The result … Continue reading Review: This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

#NonfictionNovember: True Crime on my TBR

Since it's the month of non-fiction, I've decided in today's post I'm going to highlight a few true crime books that are hugely popular, and I definitely should have read by now, considering how much I love true crime! This isn't part of any schedule for Nonfiction November, I just wanted to do my own … Continue reading #NonfictionNovember: True Crime on my TBR

My Nonfiction November TBR

I absolutely love reading non-fiction but I definitely don't do enough of it! That's why in the month of November I wanted to participate in Nonfiction November! If you're not sure what it's all about, read this post by What's Nonfiction to get a better idea! Now I'm self-aware enough to know I won't get … Continue reading My Nonfiction November TBR

Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, … Continue reading Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

Review: Them by Jon Ronson

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: What if a tiny, shadow elite rule the world from a secret room? In Them Jon Ronson sets out to find this room, with the help of the extremists - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen - that believe in it. Along the way, he is chased by men in dark glasses, unmasked as a … Continue reading Review: Them by Jon Ronson

Review: The Polygamist’s Daughter by Anna LeBaron

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: "My father had more than fifty children." So begins the haunting memoir of Anna LeBaron, daughter of the notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron. With her father wanted by the FBI for killing anyone who tried to leave his cult--a radical branch of Mormonism--Anna and her siblings were constantly on the run with … Continue reading Review: The Polygamist’s Daughter by Anna LeBaron

Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident, unsettling and unexplained causes of death, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers and signs of radioactivity, have led to decades of … Continue reading Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar