Three years after its release, I finally succumbed to the call of Fifty Shades of Grey. From what I’d heard it was a porn-y version of Twilight and after having read all three books, I can confirm that statement.
After finishing, I realised that that was what it was based on.
It’s always fun picking a book from my much-loved bookshelf which houses around fifty books, I’d guess. Depending on the mood I am in at that moment, it could be any type of book that I snatch up and look away quickly to avoid a dilemma.
This time it was Siren – the cover looked interesting, the title hinted at some hot scenes and, well, I was just in the mood for that book.
Teasing, disturbing and scary, Hard Candy keeps you at the edge of your seat as you wonder who will have the upper hand in the cat-and-mouse game that 14-year old, paedophile-hater, Hayley Stark [Ellen Page] creates.
A book that inspires you to open up a word document and start writing your own tale, is a book well-written. South African author, Lauren Beukes, manages to do this with her fantastic novel: The Shining Girls.
The movie, unsurprisingly, starts off with Liam Neeson stroking a photo of a young girl -we all know its his daughter. He does this while he’s drinking and smoking after which he boards an aeroplane as the Air Marshall.