The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel Rating - 4.63 out of 5 In the time before the 2008 financial crash, there is a hotel in Western Canada. Life at this hotel is disrupted one evening when the words ‘Why don’t you swallow broken glass?’ are scrawled on a window in acid. This one act brings together some of the...
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Rating -  5 out of 5 In Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Angels and Demons run the world pushing humans toward their better natures or evil desires. As a demon Crowley has had an unconventional friendship with Aziraphale for thousands of years. With the forces of evil sending down the...
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Rating - 4.6 out of 5 In Big Little Lies set of new kindergarten children and mums (and dads!) start at Pirriwee Public School for the school year. The drama ensues as a new mum, Jane and her son, Ziggy, become a part of the community and the events in the present day intersect with past...
The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder Rating - 5 out of 5 When the half sister of Alice and Paul announces her wedding in England, they are furious. How dare she involve them in her potential yet superior happiness? The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder unpacks a dysfunctional family going through a wedding...
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Rating - 5 out of 5 In Such a Fun Age, Alix Chamberlain, a successful feminist blogger, has always known the perfect way to ask for the things she wants in life. Asking has always opened doors for her and allowed her to build her brand. One day she sends her baby sitter, Emira...
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan Rating -  4.75 out of 5 Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan, the conclusion of the Crazy Rich Asian Trilogy (reviews here and here) follows the Young family through their most dramatic plot yet, the end of the generation. With Su Yi on her deathbed and the family comes together to come to terms...
Memorial by Bryan Washington Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Memorial by Bryan Washington is about Benson and Mike who are a couple living in Houston, TX that have been together for 6 years. Except, they’re not sure why they’re together anymore. Mike, who is Japanese, is called back to Japan to care for his dying father just as his mother...
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan Rating -  4.75 out of 5 In Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan, Professors Rachel and Nick are so in love that when he asks her to join him on a trip back to his hometown of Singapore for the summer, she jumps at the chance. Soon she is swept up into a world of...