Tin Heart reviewed by Annie

Shivaun Plozza’s second book for young adults centres around seventeen going on eighteen-year-old Marlowe. After years of illness she had a heart transplant. She is over-protected by her vegan-warrior mother, and her younger brother Pip makes her laugh and smile with his interesting choices of costumes. Her mother has just opened a shop, Blissfully Aware, Read More …

Every Note Played reviewed by Annie

I have really enjoyed all of Lisa Genova’s novels, Still Alice and Inside the O’Briens being my favourites. Her latest, Every Note Played, now joins them. This time neuroscientist Genova tackles ALS – Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as motor neuron disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease, which destroys neurons, affecting the use of muscles in Read More …