When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

“Let me tell you something that goes against popular wisdom. Love is not blind; it just looks in the wrong places.”  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bold, brave and moving. Meena Kandasamy has created a literary masterpiece in When I Hit You. Don't read this book if you're looking for an easy read with lots of plot, it is... Continue Reading →

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

"..she thought there was something wrong with her because she sought the messy, sprawling innards of life, the flesh beneath the skin, the breakages." ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The premise of this book hooked me straight away. It's based on a future New York where the human race has almost achieved immortality, but only for the high classes... Continue Reading →

Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami

“So in the end maybe that’s the challenge: to look inside your own heart as perceptively and seriously as you can, and to make peace with what you find there. If we hope to truly see another person, we have to start by looking within ourselves.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I've been suffering from a bit of a... Continue Reading →

I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

"We are, all of us, wandering about in a state of oblivion, borrowing our time, seizing our days, escaping our fates, slipping through loopholes, unaware of when the axe may fall." ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I was hooked from the sub-title of this book because, as morbid as it sounds, I'm weirdly obsessed with the idea of death...... Continue Reading →

Circe by Madeline Miller

"But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth." ⭐⭐⭐⭐ By now, most people interested in fiction will have probably seen or heard of Circe, Madeline Miller's second Greek mythology inspired novel. I have not read her first, The Song of... Continue Reading →

May 2018

I really thought that this month was going to be a bit slow in terms of reading but alas, here I am with six books to talk about! In other news, I've got a new job in a bookshop so this is only going to get worse... or better, let's be positive! Have you read... Continue Reading →

April 2018

I started this month with a cheeky Easter holiday which always means lots of reading.  It's also funny how much reading you do when you don't have anything to Netflix binge! There were some great reads for me this month, so here's what I thought of them all. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas... Continue Reading →

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