Book review: Second Life by SJ Watson

Sunday, February 8, 2015 Permalink

I (re) read SJ Watson’s debut novel Before I Go To Sleep  last year. It was a re-release to coincide with the launch of the movie starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth, but I hadn’t realised it wasn’t a new book until I opened it on my iPad. Nonetheless, I enjoyed it. Again.

Naturally I was eagerly awaiting Watson’s second novel, Second Life,  hoping the author didn’t fall into that ‘second book’ trap and offered something to match his debut work.

Book review: Before I Go to Sleep

Thursday, March 20, 2014 Permalink

I’ve been reading so many advance copies (previews) of books lately I haven’t had to head to my local library.

Before last August / September however, I had to keep feeding my reading habit so I’d find myself spending A LONG TIME going back and forth along rows and peering into shelves to find something I hadn’t read. And unfortunately with increasing regularity I’d get home and start a book only to realise I’d read it before. #Inothernews: at least my taste is consistent.