Bookshelf

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

Book Review: Lightbringer by Victor Defnas

Littered with historical and biblical references, as well as a whole lot of humour and sass, this YA fantasy is like nothing I have ever read before. Lily, the protagonist, is absolutely mesmerising, and I would argue that she is one of the most morally ambiguous and complex characters I…

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Book Review: Bad Feminist

Book Review: Bad Feminist

It isn’t often I say this, but I think everyone should read this book. It is exactly the piece of feminist literature I … View Post
Book Review: Morning Glories, Volume One

Book Review: Morning Glories, Volume One

The prestigious Morning Glory Academy recruits six new students, each seemingly different in terms of personality and background, each with secrets to keep.  But … View Post
Not Here to Make Friends

Not Here to Make Friends

I’ve been reading Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay, and one of her essays gave me pause for thought.  (Actually, many of her essays … View Post
Book Review: Body Positive Power

Book Review: Body Positive Power

At the end of last year my friend introduced me to Body Positivity.  It is a movement set on ditching current body ideals, aiming … View Post
The One Hundred Nights of Hero

The One Hundred Nights of Hero

If you read my post about my Christmas book haul, you’ll already know that I was gifted the behemoth of a hardback that … View Post
Q&A with Holly Ice

Q&A with Holly Ice

A little while ago, I stumbled upon a novella called The Russian Sleep Experiment.  It was immersive, and terrifying, and I immediately felt compelled … View Post