Now that bookstores have re-opened their heavenly doors, I thought I’d take a moment to relish all there is to look forward to this month…you know, besides beer gardens and hanging out with pals (though that is nice).
I’m experiencing a bit of a backlog with my reviews. So, forgive me that this comes fairly late in the game. I read this book for a…… Read more “Book Review: Call Me By Your Name”
As many of you may know, I have a strong penchant for feminist fiction – especially, international feminist fiction. Through Kirabo, we have our eyes opened to…… Read more “Book Review: The First Woman”
Though ‘dark’ Vanessa did give me a clue that this book might be a bit sinister. I went into this book completely blind and had absolutely no idea what it was about prior to reading. If anything this enhanced my experience of it and allowed me to come to it with a blank slate.
Firstly, look how bloody beautiful the UK front cover is. I do think front cover designs are improving these days, my purchases based on frontispiece alone has…… Read more “Book Review: How Beautiful We Were”
I originally came to my critique with a feminist pitchfork. And, while female autonomy within a patriarchal society is an important theme, I think this book is principally about antipathy and the friendships that can be found in accepting one another as we are. Friends are the family we choose.
Last Sunday was spent lazily in bed with my dog Basil, contemplating this very apt book by Kikuko Tsumura. A book that was kindly sent by Bloomsbury Publishing.…… Read more “Book Review: There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job”
Being the avid Dolly Alderton admirer that I am, I was ecstatic when Net Galley and Penguin gave me this review ecopy, and it didn’t disappoint. Though quite lighthearted this…… Read more “Book Review: Ghosts”
While there is a necessity for books exploring differences in ability on our children’s bookshelves, their presence is sadly far and few between. Often, it is for…… Read more “Book Review: What Stars are Made of”
It often feels like women get it from all sides. We are told regularly that we are doing it all wrong in our attitudes; our shopping habits; our beauty habits; our work habits; our instagram habits and now our periods – but Daye is here to help.