June is Caribbean Heritage Month and as a Jamaican born in the UK, I was so happy to see a #ReadCaribbean challenge going around on bookstagram started by @bookofcinz! This challenge is all about celebrating books set in the Caribbean and shining a light on Caribbean authors in the month of June (and beyond)! I'm … Continue reading My Caribbean Reads TBR!
Hi everyone, how are you doing today? This weekend so far has been spent filming youtube videos, watching a lot of Netflix and reading. Now we're off to buy some decor items to redecorate my office and the spare room! In a quiet moment this Sunday I've decided to sit myself down and write out my favourite … Continue reading Current favourites! | Fi’s Happy Days
A deadpan, slice-of-life that is unexpectedly moving and brilliantly original. Convenience Store Woman seamlessly finds humour in what is the often times an intimidating reality; a life lived outside of society's expectations. ⭐4.5 Stars⭐ Keiko is 36 years old. Keiko is a convenience store worker. Keiko goes to work every day, with the same people, wearing … Continue reading #13 Convenience Store Woman| A good book and a cup of tea
My Sister the Serial Killer is a darkly satirical portrayal of two sisters, Ayoola and Korede, who are covering up a very murderous secret. Fast paced, complex and quietly funny this Women's Prize longlisted thriller is a sure 4 star read. Plot: Ayoola is a beautiful and impulsive Nigerian woman who has the world wrapped … Continue reading #12 My Sister the Serial Killer | A good book and a cup of tea
Set in a former railway station on the quiet coast of Wells-Next-the-Sea, this charming independent bookshop is home to a pottery workshop, craftshed and bookshop full to the brim with vintage books on every topic under the sun. How's your easter weekend coming along, friends? Have you been at the seaside, escaping to the countryside … Continue reading #3 Indies all over |The Old Station Pottery and Bookshop
Red Clocks is a hard-hitting, unapologetically feminist novel with the damning question of "What is a woman for?" at its heart. Before I start this book review, I just want to explain why I've been gone for a LONG bloody time: longer than a whole year. 2018 was not my finest year, I was ill for … Continue reading #11 Red Clocks by Leni Zumas | A good book and a cup of a tea
I love rummaging and finding gems at charity bookshops. This book haul is from one of the first bookshops I ever went to - The Red Cross Bookshop in my local town - maybe I'll give you a tour if you guys want a more in-depth look? For now I have the spoils of my … Continue reading A charity book haul