Hey reading buddies, It's been a long time I know. I've had a lot going on personally in the last 6 months and so I had to take a bit of a step back from my online life and focus on me and my family. I am back now though and really excited to get … Continue reading I’m back!
Jumping straight in, here are all the details of what I read in January 2017... 15 books 3535 pages 4 non fiction 3 fantasy 2 contemporary 2 poetry 2 graphic novels 1 dystopian 1 novel in verse Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehesi Coates - HIT The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambellin Kwaymullina - … Continue reading Wrap Up | January 2017
So i've never been a big fan of either trusting or using the 5 star rating system when it comes to reviewing books either on this blog or on Goodreads. Just like many in the book community have said lately I believe that it is a bit pointless seeing as everyone has a different method … Continue reading Book chat | new rating system
Hey friends! First off sorry for the lack of proper posts last week and this week but I'm in the hospital currently, have been very unwell and getting some surgery tomorrow to hopeful find the cause of the problem. But it's the 1st Feb and I wanted to share a Read-A-Thon challenge with you all … Continue reading Read-A-Thon | Feminist Lit Feb tbr & recommendations
This time round DiverseAThon ran from January 22 - 29 and just like last time it was a truly enriching experience. I took 2 main things out of this year's DiverseAThon experience: 1. Community - just like last time I have come away with an overwhelming sense of community from my fellow DiverseAThoners and from … Continue reading Wrap Up | DiverseAThon 2.0
I picked this book up for #DiverseAThon 2.0. Robin Talley's 3rd book 'As I Descended' is a dark and exciting retelling of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Set in an elite private American boarding school Acheron Academy, the story tales us through the story of our protagonist Maria Lyon's doomed rise to the top of school status. After … Continue reading Book Review | As I Descended
This week is a freebie week on Top Ten Tuesday so I decided, seeing as we're underway with #DiverseAThon to make a list of: TOP TEN DIVERSE BOOKS BOTH YOU AND I SHOULD READ ASAP Skim (graphic novel) by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki (Young Adult, biracial MC, lesbian MC) Heartbreakingly funny, moving and vibrantly drawn, … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday| 24/01