Whoops. I am so late. I thought I wrote this blog post! Maybe I dreamt it? Sometimes, I am a lost cause. If you don't already know, every month I make a short post talking about the books I read in the past month. If you want to read January and February, then click on [...]
THE CRUCIBLE BY ARTHUR MILLER “…children of a history which still sucks at the Devil’s teats.” (p. 38) Is it blasphemous that I have not read The Crucible till now? I went through my entire high school experience without ever being in any sort of contact with this book (nor did we ever learn about the [...]
I would highlight this book as an Avengers meets the Expendables meets the legend of the Amazonians, in a no-holds-bar explosion celebrating female strength and conviction. This book was such a surprise. Not only did it have a diverse cast of completely different and equally incredible women, it also conveyed the struggles of deep emotional pain [...]
Poems of rebellion, fire and beauty Wild Embers by Nikita Gill is a firestorm of lovely prose, that at times, can be quietly powerful and other times, is an exhilaration of a pure unstoppable force. I will try and keep this review brief, only because I wholeheartedly believe that this is a poetry collection [...]
#LOVEOZYA I am going to be quite honest, I picked this book up because I saw the name 'Cath Crowley' and I had such a deep love affair with her previous young adult novel, Words in Deep Blue. I was quite surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. The main plotline centres upon the friendship [...]
she tried to hold on. she tried to fight it. her baby’s cries pushed her on. she couldn’t stop it. the pain ricocheted; the bullet ploughed on. something trickled down her arm; it pulsed, she bled Red.
The Myth of Sisyphus 'sin is not so much knowing as wanting to know' (p. 47). Have you ever read a book that leaves you utterly speechless? The words leave you in awe? Or complete and total confusion? This was that book. Albert Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus was written in 1942, during the worst of World [...]