Sam Still Reading’s Books of the Year: Part 1 (pre-2015)

I always have a difficult time choosing my favourite books of the year. There are just so many variables in what makes something a favourite for me- is it that I can still remember the plot and characters in detail? Have I recommended the book to all and sundry? Did it make me feel happy... Continue Reading →

The Life of a Banana by PP Wong

In brief: Xing Li hasn't had an easy life so far – after her mother's death, she and her brother are sent to live with her grandmother. Enter a world of rules, bullying and strange Uncle Ho – does Xing Li have the CHM to knock them down? The good: It's funny, sad and incredibly... Continue Reading →

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