Title: Sugarcoated Series: Leftovers (Book 1) Author: Sarah Epstein Publisher: Fourteen Press Released: 2021 Rating: ★★★★★ He was, I realised with a sinking feeling, perfect assistant manager material. Sarah Epstein, Sugarcoated There are so many things I have to say about this book and its author, all of them glowing praise. After reading this wholesomeContinue reading ““Welcome to Leftover Bay!” A Review of Sugarcoated”
Title: Circe Author: Madeleine Miller Publisher: Bloomsbury Released: 2018 Rating: ★★★★★ “The grudges of gods are as deathless as their flesh.” Madeleine Miller, Circe *This review contains spoilers* Madeleine Miller’s award-winning second novel, Circe, is an absolute spectacle of a story. A deep-dive into the psyche of one of The Odyssey‘s most intriguing players, theContinue reading “Review: Circe”
Joan He opens a dialogue in what we consider consciousness and humanity to tangibly be in a world driven by technology and capitalism.
Title: Stay Gold Author: Tobly McSmith Publisher: HarperCollins Released: 2020 Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Stay gold, Pony. The world needs you. Stay gold when it’s hard. When it’s lonely. When it’s scary. Especially when it’s scary. Tobly McSmith, Stay Gold *This review contains spoilers* Tobly McSmith’s debut novel Stay Gold follows the dual-perspectives of Pony, a transgenderContinue reading “Book Review: Stay Gold”
April was a very eclectic reading month for me this year! A handful of the books I read were for one of my uni classes on epic literature, so it was a little expansive for me — which is something I always enjoy! I’ve also been in such a variety of moods when it comesContinue reading “April Reading Wrap-Up”
Title: Azadi Author: Arundhati Roy Publisher: Penguin Released: 2020 Rating: ★★★★★ The history being peddled by Hindu nationalists … is turned into mythology and mythology into history, has been very ably perforated and demolished by serious scholars. But the tale was never meant for serious scholars. It is meant for an audience that few seriousContinue reading “Book Review: Azadi”