I have a rather ambitious TBR for this month, but I am still on track with my Book-A-Day challenge, and would like to get a head over the summer before term starts again. The Gilded Ones Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a … Continue reading August TBR
Long time no see. My exams are finished now so I will be able to post more consistently. Today I have a book review for you. Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman. Caden Bosch is on a ship that's headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden … Continue reading Challenger Deep Review
I have noticed that I am frequently haunted by stories that I haven't finished. You may have noticed that unlike a lot of other readers, I seldom DNF books anymore. This is for a good reason, I can't let go of the stories. They follow me around and haunt me until I give up a … Continue reading Why I Complete Series I Don’t Like
This posted is made in partnership with books2door.com but all views are my own. A world of witches, daemons and vampires. A manuscript which holds the secrets of their past and the key to their future. Diana and Matthew - the forbidden love at the heart of it. When historian Diana Bishop opens an alchemical … Continue reading A Discovery of Witches Review
Well-behaved women don’t make history: difficult women do. Feminism’s success is down to complicated, contradictory, imperfect women, who fought each other as well as fighting for equal rights. Helen Lewis argues that too many of these pioneers have been whitewashed or forgotten in our modern search for feel-good, inspirational heroines. It’s time to reclaim the … Continue reading Difficult Women Review
Speaking directly to the reader, Frederick Joseph offers powerful reflections on his own experiences with racism. As a former "token Black kid", he now presents himself as the friend many readers need, touching on topics including cultural appropriation, "reverse racism" and white privilege. Featuring interviews with figures such as writer Angie Thomas, content creator Toni … Continue reading On Being A Better White Person
Requests and to-dos bombard your phone and inbox, day and night. Information and distractions claw at your time and attention. You're always busy, always searching for the finish line ... or at least the pause button. Life feels like an endless series of "what's nexts"--what's the next meeting, task, obligation, goal, achievement?