Wonderland Avenue

Too weird to live. Too rare to die.

Review: The Year of the Rat – Clare Furniss.

Pearl’s life is turned upside down when her pregnant mother dies, and she has to live with a constant reminder: her little sister, Rose, or ‘The Rat’ as she’s less … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Marionette – T.B. Markinson.

Seventeen year old Paige is found by her girlfriend, with wrists slit, in a failed suicide attempt. She wants to control her life, not rehash it through therapy – a … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Look Who’s Back – Timur Vermes.

It’s Summer 2011 in Berlin. It’s a normal day: Adolf Hitler wakes up, having lost the last few decades somehow. Look Who’s Back begins with people taking his impeccable look … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain – Adrianne Harun.

In isolated British Columbia, girls, mostly native, are vanishing from the sides of a notorious highway. Leo Kreutzer and his four friends are barely touched by these disappearancesā€”until a series … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Elephants on Acid And Other Bizarre Experiments – Alex Boese.

You know when you randomly browse the sale section in HMV and they have books going for about Ā£2 and suddenly you fancy giving anything a try? That.

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling – Robert Galbraith / J.K. Rowling.

I can’t lie, I read this because it was in the Waterstones sale and curiosity got the better of me because it was J.K. Rowling behind it. Did I read … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Down To The Bone – Mayra Lazara Dole.

Last project-related read, by the looks of it and it was the one I’m most glad to finish. The story itself is fine, but the writing style really grated, like … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment
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