Such A Fun Age tells the story of a young black woman named Emira, who works as a babysitter for Alix, a feminist blogger. After an incident in Alix’s house, Emira is called and begged to occupy Alix’s daughter, Briar, while the police come to deal with the situation. Despite being out for her friend’s … Continue reading Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid
‘salt slow’ is the debut collection from Julia Armfield. In this review, I will be touching upon each story, before giving my overall impression of the collection. You might enjoy short story collections by reading the stories at random or reading them in order but either way this review should have what you are looking … Continue reading salt slow by Julia Armfield
In Borne, Jeff Vandermeer, the author who brought us the superb Southern Reach trilogy, once again explores the power and wonder of nature through a mind-bending, thrilling tale. Borne tells the story of main character Rachel and her struggle to survive in a dystopian world ravaged by ‘The Company’ and the skyscraper-sized bear they created, … Continue reading Borne by Jeff Vandermeer
Hello! I guess I should tell you what the whole point of this venture is. I, like millions of other people, adore reading. I have read continuously for as long as I can remember and although there might have been times I read less extensively (university has an awful habit of killing a love of … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!