Bookshelf

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

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 wish existed when I was in my teens, that I feel privileged to have read at just twenty-four, so I can take what I have learnt and…

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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
Reading Resolutions for 2018

Reading Resolutions for 2018

I decided at the end of ’16 that I would have a year free from the (what sometimes feels like) restrictions and pressures of reading … View Post