BLOG TOUR BOOK REVIEW of GIRLS LIKE US by Elizabeth Hazen #poetry

BLOG TOUR BOOK REVIEW of GIRLS LIKE US by Elizabeth Hazen #poetry

G'day friends! How are you today? What have you been reading? As I'm writing this, I'm still working through Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor! Anyway, today's post is a blog tour post for Girls Like Us by Elizabeth Hazen. Girls Like Us is Hazen's sophmore poetry collection and I would describe it as a [...]

REVIEW: Egg-Shaped Ball by Laura DiNovis Berry

REVIEW: Egg-Shaped Ball by Laura DiNovis Berry

A comet scorching earth, destroying every body in her trajectoryp. 5 Egg-Shaped Ball by Laura DiNovis Berry is a poetry chapbook dedicated to the women who have had to fight for their right to play rugby. Traditionally a 'man's sport' - well, which sport isn't - Egg-Shaped Ball delves into the realistic experience of these [...]

POETRY #REVIEW of ‘Where I Ache’ by Megan O’Keefe

POETRY #REVIEW of ‘Where I Ache’ by Megan O’Keefe

I love reading poetry. I think that's a fact that just about everyone who follows me knows by now. I especially love discovering poetry that I've never before seen or read, and in the case of today's review, this was the case. In the most broadest sense, Where I Ache by Megan O'Keefe is a [...]

but don’t resign yourself to a nothing-life.

but don’t resign yourself to a nothing-life.

this poem is slightly cringe-worthy and i'm embarrassed to post it, only because I've been suffering severe writer's block where my poetry is concerned. if it lacks a bit of something, if the wording is off, know that this is raw and unedited. i wanted to showcase the difficulty of finding the write words to [...]

NEW #POETRY REVIEW of THE MERMAID’S VOICE RETURNS IN THIS ONE by Amanda Lovelace

Amanda Lovelace's Women Are Some Kind of Magic series include some of my all-time favourite collections of poetry. The Princess Saves Herself In This One and especially The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One are two of my all-time favourite poetry collections. Lovelace is somehow able to grasp the reader's heart in one hand with [...]

An (brief) exploration of modern poetry and the portrayal of the fierce woman

An (brief) exploration of modern poetry and the portrayal of the fierce woman

YAY! Today, I'm hosting the Fierce Female Reads February Blog Tour and this is my post! Be sure to check out Ashley's blog for more deets and follow @fiercefemreads on Twitter so you don't miss anything! Let me get personal for a moment. My understanding of who I am, of my strength, my values, what [...]

POETRY #REVIEW of Fierce Fairytales: Poems and Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill #poetry #feminism #empowerment #minireview

POETRY #REVIEW of Fierce Fairytales: Poems and Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill #poetry #feminism #empowerment #minireview

5 out of 5 glorious witch-dragons Do you ever read a book and it makes you stop and consider the world around you and you feel this fire start to rise from the tips of your toes and it surges upward and you open your mouth to roar out all the fire? Well, that was [...]

POETRY #REVIEW of Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse by Rebecca Holland #poetry #empowerment #faith

POETRY #REVIEW of Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse by Rebecca Holland #poetry #empowerment #faith

If you've known me for long enough then you know that I absolutely adore reading poetry. It is one of my favourite genres to write and to read, I adore how it makes you feel and how powerful those words on a page can actually be. Rebecca Holland's Through My Good Eye is just that - it grabs [...]