Nottingham's independent bookshop; filled with political literature, classics, new releases focusing on books from independent presses from around the world. Stepping into Five Leaves feels electric: multi-coloured fairy lights adorn bookshelves, Che Guevara quotes are pressed onto windows and radical authors fill up this unassuming bookshop nestling in Long Row. It's a bookshop that really … Continue reading #2 Indies all over | Five Leaves Bookshop
'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!
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
I will start by saying I read The Humans at a time I wasn't feeling very human at all. The Humans by Matt Haig took me by surprise; it grabbed me with the salient rhetoric of the alien protagonist and forced me to reevaluate some of the core beliefs underpinning my own human nature. This … Continue reading #2 A good book and a nice cup of tea | The Humans
Here on whatfifound we like books. Today I've got my first ever review for you chaps. It's on a YA novel that I'm sure a few of you have heard of... I actually found this review on the 'draft' bit of an old blog I had back on blogger back when I was 15 and … Continue reading #1 | A good book & a nice cup of tea