I finally got round to reading the Simon Snow series by Rainbow Rowell, so here is my review of the series. Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen. That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right. Half the … Continue reading Simon Snow Review
I got this book for my 19th birthday a couple of years ago and finally read it. I absolutely adored it, and think that the slash on the cover of my copy (curtesy of a box cutter) adds to the cover design. Black Panther meets Ready Player One. A fierce teen game developer battles a … Continue reading Slay Review
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
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?