Author: Ali Pantony Published: June 2019 Pages: 320 Rating: 4 stars Ever managed to kill a succulent after just a few days? Got seven reminder letters on the kitchen table because you forgot to pay your council tax? Become a
I’m 21 today! Although honestly, some days I feel like a five-year-old, still feeling that rush of panic whenever someone knocks on the door or whenever I have to make a phone call. Then other days I feel like I’m
And just like that, it’s time for my July Reading wrap-up! I swear these months are getting shorter. During a temperamental month of rain, wind, thunder and shine, I read 10 books, most of which I adored. My favourites of
Hot Literature Take alert: I’m a firm believer that forcing children to read books is a good way to make them hate reading. Schools often build up the notion that classics are the best literature has to offer, or that
I. Love. Podcasts. I listen to podcasts whenever I have to travel. I listen to podcasts while I’m working my way through my to-do list. Getting ready, cleaning or cooking? I’ll be listening to a podcast. For around a year
How are we halfway through July already? Given that it’s been a wet and chilly week here in Liverpool you wouldn’t think it. My sandals are longing for a crack of sunshine. Despite the grey clouds, I’m still relishing a
“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