Book review: Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro From Goodreads From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Dayand When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human. Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences … Continue reading Book review: Never Let Me Go

Standalone Sunday/review: the Female of the Species

Standalone Sunday is a feature created here where each Sunday you feature a standalone book (not part of a series) that you loved or would recommend! Since I wanted to highlight this book but hadn't yet reviewed it and had too many thoughts for a short post, I thought I'd do them in the same post. The Female … Continue reading Standalone Sunday/review: the Female of the Species

Top Five Wednesday: Favourite Creepy Settings

Find more about T5W here! This week's topic is our favourite creepy settings, which is perfect for Halloween! The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman I mean it takes place IN a graveyard! The main character LIVES in a graveyard! Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov I think this one's pretty self-explanatory. I love this book with my … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: Favourite Creepy Settings

Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Paraphrased from Goodreads What does “feminism” mean today? With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century—one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that … Continue reading Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists

Top Five Wednesday: Books You’ve Read Because of Blogging

Find more about T5W here! This week’s topic is Books You've Read Because of Blogging. I read a bunch of books this summer because of blogging, so this is a great topic! Read A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Schwab I rated this 4/5 stars! I really enjoyed the plot, characters, and world building! One … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: Books You’ve Read Because of Blogging