The Starless Sea || Book Review

“Strange, isn’t it? To love a book. When the words on the pages become so precious that they feel like part of your own history because they are. It’s nice to finally have someone read stories I know so intimately.” Imagine a place where stories are inscribed on autumn leaves or carved onto rocks. Stories […]

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What books have taught me

There is always something new to learn from a book, be it a life lesson, a personal revelation or a new word to add to your vocabulary. Literature has been my main source of comfort and support throughout my life and I am forever grateful for every book that I’ve read, even the ones that […]

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A Little Life ✻ Book Review

It has been such a long time since I’ve been thoroughly invested in a story, and A Little Life was worth all the angst, tears and hours of lost sleep. Thankfully, this book is over 700 pages long, which meant that I didn’t have to part with it too quickly. During the time it took […]

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Review || An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

A prodigy artist. An Autumn Prince. An adventure across seasons. In a small village called Whimsy, where Summer reigns all year round, there lives a young portrait artist called Isobel. Her Craft gives her life purpose and this is evident in her paintings, so much so that they are highly prized amongst the Fair Folk. […]

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Review || The Inexplicable Logic of my Life- Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Trigger Warning: Attempted sexual assault, Successive deaths  The Inexplicable Logic of my Life focuses on our main character Sal, a white boy who was adopted into a Mexican family. He has always felt in control of his life and certain of his place with his adoptive gay father and the rest of his Mexican-American family. […]

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Why you should read: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

TW: Sexual Assault, Physical and Emotional Abuse, Drug Abuse, Murder, Slavery Homegoing is a wonderfully written #ownvoices debut book that follows the story of two half-sisters: Effia and Esi in 18th century Ghana, and their vastly different destinies. One was sold into slavery in the Gold Coast’s blooming slave trade and the other married off to […]

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Review || Eighteen Years- Madisen Kuhn

Eloquent || Honest || Inspiring  After reading Milk & Honey and The Princess Saves Herself in This One [two wonderful books I have to say], I realised that poetry is truly the ultimate remedy for your soul and after experiencing it, I knew that I couldn’t live without it. So I bought myself a copy of Eighteen Years […]

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