Hi all, I'm just popping in here today to let you know I'm running an exciting book giveaway over on my YouTube channel. I'm giving away a copy of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid to my followers, it's read that packs a punch and discusses privilege and race in America. For all the … Continue reading Book Giveaway! | Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
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
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
'She's sleet and granite/ Space rock shattering the planet' - Hold Your Own. How badass is that quote? I've been away for a long time adulting and I'm going to be honest it's been really, really tough going in May and June. I've decided it was high time to return to my one true love, … Continue reading Kate Tempest |Two Mini Reviews!
Nicola Yoon's newest teen novel Everything, Everything became a bestseller for the same reason her latest read is a pleasure to snuggle up with - her writing is simply addictive. 3.5 stars.
Saga Volume 2 is just as bad-ass as its predecessor. 5 great big gold stars! Here's all you need to know about Saga Volume 2: Alana and Marko are intergalactic couple goals, they fight each other's corner even in the face of the universes greatest adversities, the in-laws, in this second volume. The narrative point of … Continue reading #7 Saga Volume 2| A good book and a cup of tea
5 stars - Wonder is charming, funny, heart-warming and transports you back to being ten years old. WONDERFUL IN FACT (SORRY I HAD TO). This is one of those books that has buzz that proceeds it, which always worries me a bit because I always have this nagging fear that I'll be the one reader … Continue reading #6 Wonder | A good book and a cup of tea