Book Reviews, Classics, dystopian

1984 by George Orwell

Book Review: 1984 by George Orwell – Sam Solomon

Title: 1984

Author: George Orwell

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Genre: Dystopia

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

I bought myself this book on a whim at Waterstones, as a gift to myself upon finishing A Levels (I don’t usually buy physical copies of books – especially from Waterstones!). It is rare that such spontaneous purchase are successful, and I am very glad that this is the book I chose as it turned out to be a perfect kickstart to my summer reading.

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Book Reviews, dystopian

Legend

Image result for legend marie lu

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️

So, as you guys may be able to guess by now… I’m off school, which means between all the extra chores and other things, there is a time when you’re left wondering what exactly you’re going to do with your time.

I’ve been seeing this book everywhere – OverDrive, the library, in my sister’s bedroom – for a really long time, and it took boredom to beat me into finally reading this.

And honestly, this book isn’t bad. It really isn’t. I didn’t expect it to be amazing anyway, I just thought it might have been a bit more of what it actually was.

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