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.
Like many others, my quarantine reading mood has been swinging from one extreme to the other. Some days, I can sit and read without breaking for hours on end. Others, I simply cannot concentrate. Nevertheless, I somehow squeezed in 11
“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