‘Confessions of a Sociopath’ by M. E. Thomas

This is a particularly interesting book because of my background in psychology but this one is one for anyone interested in the area of sociopaths. What does that mean exactly…maybe it’s the large number of us who have the guilty pleasures of a love of true crime podcasts and Netflix shows? ‘Confessions of a Sociopath’ is taken from the author’s own experiences, her own blog Sociopathworld.com and scientific literature- it’s a confessional memoir that gives insight into the life of someoneRead more

‘Give Me The Child’ by Mel McGrath

Genre: Psychological Thriller “Imagine that your doorbell rings in the middle of the night. You open the door to the police. Your husband’s eleven-year-old love-child stands between them- a daughter you never knew he had. Her mother has been found dead in their south London flat. She has nowhere else to go. Would you take her in?” -back cover  Dr Cat Lupo, a psychologist specialising in psychopathic children, who is haunted by her own experiences of psychosis and issues ofRead more

‘Life of I’ by Anne Mann

  Genre: Nonfiction/Psychology This is a fascinating book that describes the incredible rise of narcissism within individuals and society. Manne uses real life examples of narcissism such as the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, sexual assaults within the military and the horrendous Anders Breivik’s murderous rampage in Norway. She describes how our society has dramatically changed over the years to form an obsession of the self within an ultra competive world fuelled by the social media and celebrity culture. The bookRead more