July was an excellent reading month for me overall and warped into a period of tackling chunky books: ‘The Iliad’, ‘El Tiempo Entre Costuras’, and ‘East of Eden’ which I had the pleasure of buddy reading with Macey and Audrey.
While 2020 may not have turned out as anyone expected, it has been a great year for new book releases. So, as the world spins madly on, I’m reaching for my bookcase and making my way through my ever-expanding TBR
The Book Dirty, funny, messy, wild, I tore through this bold and brutal debut in a delirious 24 hours, and it was brilliant. Irina obsessively takes explicit photographs of the average-looking men she persuades to model for her, scouted from
Although the gloomy northern weather with its ominous grey skies is telling me otherwise, we’re at the height of summer. Who knew I’d be spending my first-month post-graduation simply dawdling around the house amidst copious – and growing – piles of
The Book A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom isn’t so much of a book as it is an experience, an experience that spans 2000 years, 47 countries, and legions of historical events. The story begins in Palestine in A.D.
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
I’ve only read two of her novels, but after reading Persuasion, I’ve fallen irr...
classics, favourites, fiction, and romance
2019 seems to have become the year I read strikingly unique works of fiction that take the art of writing to new extremes. From Max Porter’s Lanny to Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ali Smith’s Autumn is another novel to w...
contemporary, cover-appreciation, fiction, library, and series
YA dystopian novels were my favourites to read while I was in school, so I was intrigued to see if this would live up to my 15-year-old self’s standards. I’m not sure whether it’s because I’m older, or because the book is ...
dystopian, fiction, romance, series, and young-adult