Book cover to Amy and Matthew by Cammie McGovern. Two hands form a love heart. Berg, the teddy, sits on top of the heart. Blue banner reads Berg's Book Club

Amy & Matthew by Cammie McGovern| Berg’s Book Club

Welcome to Berg’s Book Club where I will be reviewing the Teen and Young Adult novel, Amy and Matthew (or Say What You Will) by Cammie McGovern. This book is a romance story about disabled protagonists but quiet unlike any that I have read before, including Me before you. It is a light-hearted story full of twists and turns, characters who are not only disabled but also human and full of personality, and the struggles of that weird teenage/adult stage of life.

Times Quare with a row of buildings: Food in New York post

Food in New York City: Eating At A Reasonable Price

My dad and I went to New York in April 2017. Obviously, we had to have something to eat, right? So this post is about the food in New York City: breakfast, lunch and dinner. There were many misunderstandings and confusions over the existence of no-egg breakfasts and […]

A group of students walking down a corridor at Bangor University: Feature post for— Choosing a University

Choosing a University: My Experience

This blog post discusses my experience choosing a university. In this post, I will discuss the ways I narrowed down my choices. It is hard choosing a university, three or four years of your life is at stake. So, if you are like me, you might feel overwhelmed by […]

Blog chain — an icebreaker challenge

My flatmate and friend, Lizzie from It’s me, Lizzie has nominated me for this, what I call the ‘ice-breaker’ blog chain challenge. Blog Chain Rules: Thank the person who nominated you by placing a link to their blog in your blog. Answer the 11 questions they gave you. Nominate […]

Book Cover of Heidi by Johanna Spyri. Blue banner reads: Berg's Book Club. Berg, the teddy, sits amongst the lambs by Heidi

Heidi by Johanna Spyri (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: HeidiAuthor: Johanna SpyriBook Series: HeidiSeries No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s Fiction, Disabled LitFirst Published: 1881Publisher: KingfisherStar Rating: ★★★ Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you can get all your book review needs. This week, it is Heidi by Johanna Spyri. A Victorian classic about a girl who lives in the alps and […]

empire state at night

New York – The Street and NY Pass

Date of visit: 20th April 2017- 28th April 2017 New York City. In 2017, my Dad and I went to New York for his birthday and it was a fantastic, probably once in a lifetime, experience. It’s true what they say—the sky is starless. It never gets truly […]

Matched Book Cover. Berg stares at the girl in the bubble

Matched by Ally Condie| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: MatchedAuthor: Ally CondieBook Series: MatchedBook No.: Book 1Genre: Teen & Young Adult, DystopianPublished: November 2010 Publisher:Dutton BooksStar Rating: ★★ Introduction Hi, Welcome to Berg’s Book Club—the Book Club with a sweet and cuddly Polar Bear! Today, we will be reviewing Matched by Ally Condie. Matched is the first novel in the dystopian trilogy […]

Book Cover to Jacqueline Wilson's Katy. Blue banner reads Berg's Book Club. Berg, the teddy, rides the rope swing with Katy

Katy by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: KatyBook Author: Jaqueline WilsonGenre: Realism, Childrens’ Lit, Disabled Lit,First Published: August 2015Publisher: PuffinStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, I will be reviewing the book, Katy by Jacqueline Wilson. A Victorian classic, What Katy Did, inspired Wilson to write Katy. In other words, she rewrote this classic tale. What Katy Did by Susan […]

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