BOOKS

Which version of The Shining is the best?

The book ‘The Shining’ was released in 1977 by Stephen King. Stanley Kubrick created ‘The Shining’ movie, inspired by King’s novel three years after its release. Both versions are infamous and undoubtedly seared into the collective human consciousness—teaching us the fundamental lesson to never stay in a haunted hotel over the winter. But which version…

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Kingdom of the Wicked

Deviously Delightful – Kingdom of the Wicked Review

This Kingdom of the Wicked review may contain slight spoilers. ‘There are victors and victims. Decide who you want to be. Or the choice will be made for you, Witch. And I doubt you’ll like it.’ I threw my head back and groaned. ‘It’s a game of scopa, not a battle between life and death.…

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Could Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ rejuvinate the YA Fantasy genre?

Young adult fantasy adaptations have stalled in recent years. We all knew and occasionally loved the first wave of dystopian fantasy. We saw the good (The Hunger Games), the bad (the unfinished Divergent series) and the now-cult classic (Twilight, with a cringe factor so high it circles back around to being entertaining again). Streaming platforms…

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Review: One of Us Is Lying and One of Us Is Next!

POTENTIAL SPOILERS!!! I have tried my best to keep spoilers out of this, and there are no name drops or revealing of secrets… One of Us Is Lying… I was so excited to read the first book because I had come off finishing another series and I needed a more ‘relaxed’ read. One of Us…

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Best Books I read in 2020:

Book sales went through the roof in 2020 (due to obvious reasons), and as someone who loves to read but never felt like I had a decent chunk of time to dedicate to reading, lockdown meant I was able to spend hours reading through loads of books on my list – these are some of…

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