My rating: Reading this book felt like a bunch of disconnected train tracks. I had no idea what was going on and who the characters were. The writing was promising and the content so important but Colson Whitehead failed to make a coherent narrative in The Underground Railroad. The main protagonist is Cora, a young slaveContinue reading “Book Review: Colson Whitehead // The Underground Railroad”
My rating: Chrisy Lefteri’s The Beekeeper of Aleppo is everywhere! And with the release of her latest book Songbirds, I thought it was time to finally see what all the reviews were about. The novel predominantly follows Nuri and Afra, husband and wife, as they travel to England in an attempt to seek asylum. They were livingContinue reading “Book Review: Christy Lefteri // The Beekeeper of Aleppo”
Such A Fun Age isn’t such a fun book.
My rating: I get scared to read bestselling and highly recommended books because my expectations are so high. But I went into Where the Crawdads Sing knowing nothing other than it made people cry. Owens didn’t make me cry, but this book is for sure one of my favourites of the year so far! The book followsContinue reading “Book Review: Delia Owens // Where the Crawdads Sing”
If someone made a little figure of you and then threw it out of the window, would you feel its pain?
Alice Oseman restores dignity to fangirls which white men in the music industry has stripped them of for years in I Was Born for This
Baldwin breaks out of the room of Black writer only writing Black characters and shows readers how easier it is to do.
Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half deals with many contemporary issues with sophistication.
How Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other provided me with friends and a determination to ensure nothing stopped me from fulfilling my potential.
How Stockett’s The Help made me equally hate and love my mother.