I have this thing I do. When I’m procrastinating doing something important and actually worthwhile to my life I like to look up booklists and tick off how many books on the list I’ve read. And one of the lists I always end up on is “books to read before you die”. I then came … More THE ULTIMATE 100 BOOKS TO READ BEFORE YOU DIE LIST – Which ones have I actually read?
Welcome back to my blog everyone! Today’s Top 5 Wednesday is favourite villains and I found this surprisingly difficult. Turns out I don’t have many villains I love? In all honesty I am ALL about the soft heroes and don’t have much time for villains. But to me a good villain is usually compelling character … More T5W: FAVOURITE VILLAINS
Summary: my rating: 5 stars published by: Dover Publications genres: classic, modernist literature, Harlem Renaissance literature diversity: biracial mc (ownvoices), arguably queer mc content warnings: explicit racism, domestic violence difficulty: Pretty easy reading Synopsis: Married to a successful physician and prominently ensconced in Harlem’s vibrant society of the 1920s, Irene Redfield leads a charmed existence until a chance encounter … More CLASSICS REVIEW: Passing by Nella Larsen
So at the beginning of the year I joined a challenge called Beat the Backlist. The point of this challenge is to try and read as many books from your backlist TBR as you can. I decided to do a little update of what I’ve managed to complete and what I still need to get … More BEAT THE BACKLIST UPDATE!
Welcome back everyone! Top 5 Wednesday is back and this is a topic I love so much! We’re talking favourite magic systems today and I am thrilled since fantasy is my favourite genre and worldbuilding is one of my favourite parts of fantasy. It was so hard to narrow my list down today because there … More TFW: Favourite Magic Systems
Hi all! It’s October already and I am EXCITED because this month I have NO assigned reading. That means I have all this time to read books I actually want to read. Since reading Ulysses took up all my time in September and threw me off my game I’m hoping this month I have more … More MY GINORMOUS OCTOBER TBR
Summary: my rating: 4 stars published by: HarperTeen genres: contemporary romance, young adult, lgbt+ content warnings: homophobia, anxiety attacks, hospitalisation, alcohol use, Synopsis: Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind … More ARC REVIEW: What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera