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

Book review: Little Fires Everywhere

I recently realised that I've gotten really bad with my reviews in that I've just not been writing or posting them. So sorry about that! One of my goals for this year was to post at least two reviews a month, which I think I've been doing. But they weren't always for books I wanted … Continue reading Book review: Little Fires Everywhere

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