All posts tagged grief

Trying to Process Grief

Content Warning: Themes of death and grief in this article. Language may be distressing for some Earlier this month I paid a visit to my grandmother’s grave for the first […]

Exclusive Review of Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s film adaptations have often been famously hit and miss. Sometimes you get a classic like Carrie or The Shining, sometimes it’ll be an atrocity like Dreamcatcher or Cell. […]

YA Fiction, the Rise of Social Media and Savannah Brown

On March 13th, I attended an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly for the release of Savannah Brown’s debut YA novel The Truth About Keeping Secrets. The first time I heard […]

Personal Platform: A Single Moment

This short story was influenced by Ali Smith’s Artful, a novel which plays with time, form, narrative and imagination. My story has the similar theme of grief as in her […]

Book Review: A Letter From Sarah by Dan Proops

“A novel that not only intrigues you with its plot, but also delves deep into issues surrounding grief, loss and mental health”  Seven years ago, Adam’s sister, Sarah, went missing, […]

Review: ‘Layover’ by Lisa Zeidner

“As humorous as Zeidner’s heroine is, the emotion is raw and heartfelt.” Claire Newbold is not a conventional heroine. She’s intelligent and sexy, but she has also been known to […]

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

“ A powerful and poignant read about familial relationships – a CUB must-read!”   In a small town in Ohio in the 1970s, Lydia Lee is the favourite child of […]

Bereavement: Nothing Can Prepare You For That Feeling of Loss

When someone close dies, it’s awful. Even if you’ve known for some time that the end was approaching, nothing fully prepares you for the actual reality of it happening. Yes, […]

It’s Too Easy to Forget That Kindness Binds Us

On Sunday morning, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea that was heading from Moscow to Syria. The plane was carrying 92 people, among them 64 […]