Know My Name (Review) // Words cannot describe how powerful this book is

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 'A beautifully written, powerful, important story. It marks the debut of a gifted young writer' New York Times 'A searing, beautiful book by a supremely talented writer' Sunday Times 'Extraordinary woman turning pain into power. Chanel Miller, it's a privilege to know your name, and … Continue reading Know My Name (Review) // Words cannot describe how powerful this book is

August month-by-month // Hectic, uncertain, unexpected

In summary August, a month where life got super busy and I decided to take a step back from the blog. I don't know whether I'll be posting in September yet but I do have some stuff planned, so hopefully? One day around a third into the month I woke up to find out that … Continue reading August month-by-month // Hectic, uncertain, unexpected

The Poppy War (Review) // The one where I’m late to the party but screaming just as hard as everyone else

When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her off and further … Continue reading The Poppy War (Review) // The one where I’m late to the party but screaming just as hard as everyone else

August shelf-by-shelf // Following on from an actually successful reading month

July, my saviour month... Where I actually read books! Seven, in fact, though I'll admit that some of them were plays and thus really short. But anyway, a whole lot better than I'd been doing previously. August so far is shaping up really well, I've read five books so far (thankful for my reading weekends), … Continue reading August shelf-by-shelf // Following on from an actually successful reading month

Blog Tour // Tribal Lores by Archimede Fusillo (Review)

Welcome to my stop on the Tribal Lores review tour! You can check out the other stops and find out more information about the tour here. A moving and explosive tale about what happens when tradition and the need to belong collide.Frankie Rescio is struggling with the death of his sister. Next door, Lochie Marsh … Continue reading Blog Tour // Tribal Lores by Archimede Fusillo (Review)