beauty is a construct. it forces, enforces, standards of beauty to conform to an institutionalisation of individual suppression. you are unique. you are the only you in existence. be you without fear, rebel against the authority which deigns to speak about the wonderment of your face. - because you are beautiful, love.
5/5. Read it. Now. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas needs to be a compulsory novel read in secondary schools across the world. It is a modern classic, speaking from a perspective not quite heard in the book community; and that is from the perspective of people of colour. Even though there is a [...]
the destruction commenced unwarranted catastrophic. I raised my hands a blessing tasting the fire the ash. don’t be fooled by the burns of the leftover destruction. having to rise from those ashes I discovered re-discovered Myself. My strength. My intelligence. A glorious phoenix with wings of fire and ash. - flying, soaring. a winged beast of [...]
Another week already? I think this is part three? Well, fuck. I feel like I've done nothing. Maybe because I haven't. Uni starts back up again next week, and to say that I'm excited is possibly pushing it just a bit. But, none of that! Let's break down my week...book-style! I think my last 'this week [...]
You saw right, my fellow bookworms. I am going to attempt the absolute impossible, and name the favourites of my children. I welcome anyone who would like to add any, and if y’all have any recommendations, please let me know! I am a sucker for a well-written series. Ok, let’s delve into the belly of [...]
*and by review I actually mean rant. Buckle down folks, you're in for a ride. Book One of the Illuminae Files Allen&Unwin 2015 5/5 STARS 98.7% you need to read this. "So here's the file that almost killed me, Director" This review will contain spoilers so I will attempt to upload a spoiler-free review, so if you have [...]
I SWEAR IN THIS I'M SORRY I COULDN'T CONTAIN MYSELF AND I'M A LAZY EDITOR SO ALL MISTAKES ARE MINE 5/5 FUCKING GLORIOUS GLOWING STARS. Holy Fucking Shit. What in the ever-loving fuck. This book is more than a book, it is the book upon which every other subsequent book will be measured against. I [...]