Month: January 2015

Guest Post: Jasmine Warga

Guest Post: Jasmine Warga

Earlier in the week we posted a review of a fantastic debut novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga. I’m delighted to welcome Jasmine to strupag today as she shares her writing process with us.   My writing process is messy. No lie, it is probably the messiest of any of my […]

Posted January 31, 2015


Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

  I resisted the urge to write this post immediately after reading the book. Instead, I’ve waited a week and allowed myself the time to think it through. This novel tackles the often taboo subject of suicide. I feel there’s always a risk of glamorising suicide in a story like this, but for me Warga […]

Posted January 26, 2015


6 Classics I’m Going To Read in 2015

6 Classics I’m Going To Read in 2015

This year I’m going to make an effort to read, or re-read, some classics. So here are 6 classics that I’m committing to reading in 2015. 1. Little Women by Louise May Alcott (Puffin in Bloom Edition) 2. I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith 3. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien 4. The Jungle Book […]

Posted January 21, 2015


Review: The Liar’s Chair by Rebecca Whitney

Review: The Liar’s Chair by Rebecca Whitney

    The Liar’s Chair is the debut novel by Rebecca Whitney, and what a debut it is! ┬áSet in and around the streets of Whitney’s hometown Brighton, this is a novel that kept me hooked from the outset. Protagonist Rachel is driving home from spending the night with her secret lover. She’s enjoying the […]

Posted January 14, 2015


Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

  My Twitter feed exploded with excitement this week in the run up to the publication of Golden Son, the second book in the Red Rising trilogy. I included Golden Son in My 2015 Book Wishlist and I’m currently waiting impatiently for my copy to arrive…I cannot wait to read what happens next! If you […]

Posted January 10, 2015