Mini review: Gutter Child

Gutter Child by Jael Richardson From Goodreads Set in an imagined world in which the most vulnerable are forced to buy their freedom by working off their debt to society, Gutter Child uncovers a nation divided into the privileged Mainland and the policed Gutter. As part of a social experiment led by the Mainland government, Elimina Dubois … Continue reading Mini review: Gutter Child

Favourites and disappointments of 2022

Happy Friday, friends! Today I'm talking about my favourite and least favourite books of 2022! I decided to put them all in one post because I didn't have that many least favourites/disappointments, and I have very little to say about my favourites beyond "I loved this." I've also combined my least favourite and disappointments because … Continue reading Favourites and disappointments of 2022

Book review: How to Pronounce Knife

How to Pronounce Knife: Stories by Souvankham Thammavongsa From Goodreads In the title story of Souvankham Thammavongsa's debut collection, a young girl brings a book home from school and asks her father to help her pronounce a tricky word, a simple exchange with unforgettable consequences. Thammavongsa is a master at homing in on moments like this … Continue reading Book review: How to Pronounce Knife