From stories about university life, workplace dissatisfaction, family, online dating and holiday-making, John takes us on a journey through the events in her life that have led to her eventual singledom.
Surviving Home is a potent collection of autobiographical poems about the harsh challenges of life as told from the perspective of a black American woman.
My mornings usually begin with freshly ground European black coffee with a hint of almond milk. As convoluted as that sounds, its actually delicious! Truth be told, I've been trying to move away from having coffee first thing in the morning of late, in favour of water or herbal tea. But despite my attempts at moderation, I am without a doubt a coffeeholic who was drawn to the theme of today's aptly named book tag.
For today's post, I teamed up with some fellow bloggers in the book community to share with you our Top 3 books of 2021 So Far! I'm so excited to be sharing my first ever collaborative post with you all, which wouldn't have been possible without the help of all the lovely bloggers featured below. I hope you enjoy reading their recommendations! x
Nothing complements the monotony of a repetitive task like listening to an audiobook. Right? I agree, but lately I've also found that listening to Bookish podcasts can be just as conducive to getting all those boringly tedious tasks out of the way
We've now reached the tail end of June but there are still some LGBTQ+ books that I'm planning to read before the end of this most important month.
Lockdown in the U.K. is set to start easing in the coming months. But with many of us still spending most of our time at home, I've been coping with the challenges of quarantine and working from home by not only reading but by spending an inordinate amount of binge-worthy hours streaming Netflix TV shows.
One of the most crucial signs you know you're a bookworm, apart from the collective buy-a-new-book-everytime-you-walk-into-a-bookshop punctilio, is reading slumps. We've all been there at one point or another, in that state of dormancy, that visceral feeling of drought, where we feel plagued by our own inactivity.
Many argue that reading diversely carries no real weight compared with the practical hands-on work of protesting, making donations, signing petitions and vocalizing your opposition of the displacement and violence towards ethnically repressed groups. I agree with this sentiment and the view that reading diversely has in some way become a performance for many readers.