Author: Ocean Vuong Published: June 2019 Pages: 246 Rating: 5 stars “I am thinking of beauty again, how some things are hunted because we have deemed them beautiful. If, relative to the history of our planet, an individual life is
If you would have told me one year ago that this blog would still be up and running I wouldn’t have believed you. To my own detriment, I’m someone who starts projects but rarely completes them. My notebooks are half-filled
After the best couple of reading months radiating with glowing reviews, May came along and welcomed a string of 3-star reads. I only have myself to blame, forever falling into the over-hyped book trap. I delve into books with high
Author: Angie Kim Published: April 2019 Pages: 357 Rating: 5 stars A literary courtroom drama about a Korean immigrant family and a young, single mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son. There are some books which catch fire in
Happy Wednesday! So, this post is coming at you mid-week because, after weeks of enduring seemingly endless writer’s block, I finally felt an urge to get behind the keyboard again. With a new surge of inspiration, I now have 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