Queer books I still need to read this month!
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.
How to get out of a Reading Slump
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.
Book Review: The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwall
Cornwall maintains the action filled momentum of The Last Kingdom in this sequel novel, with a lively and animated plot that was consistent throughout the book. I enjoyed the rawness of the story-telling which complemented the book’s historical setting, during an age of battles, war and rebellion.
Booktube Review! The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
I just posted my Booktube review of The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. View it here and tell me in the comments if you have read this book before and what you thought about it.
New Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
The story-telling is undeniably seamless. I loved the picture of excess that Kwan drew when he spoke of manicured gardens, gowns of iridescent silk and silver-leaf latticework.
New Book Review: The End We Start From By Megan Hunter
The story-telling is imaginatively distinctive and seems to carry a flavour of poeticism. Hunter creates a story that is uniquely her own with sparse prose, unnamed characters and animal symbolism.
Such Is Love by Petra Hassall
Such Is Love is written in an accessible and structured way that is easy to connect with. It debunks psychoanalytical jargon such as Displacement Theory and Transactional Analysis and applies such terms practically,
What’s Your Hogwarts House?
Hello Readers! I hope you’re having a wonderful week whatever you’re doing, or reading! I’ve finally decided to start reading what is without doubt one of the most famous and widely sold books of all time. And no it’s not Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-tung… I first read Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone…
New Book Review: Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda
Hey Bibliophiles! I was fortunate enough to meet the wonderful Ivy Pochoda whilst she was touring in London for her book, Wonder Valley and it’s signed! If you love contemporary urban fiction then you’ll want to read the review I’ve just written about this book especially since I awarded it 5 stars! Which is a…
October Classic Read: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Hey Bibliophiles! Let me start off with the question I ended my review with; Do you have a perfect Halloween read? If so, please tell me what it is in the comments as well as anything else you’ll be reading this October. I kicked off this macabre month with the gruesomely ghoulish Frankenstein by Mary…