It is not often that I feel a desperate need to respond, but while reading this, and now that I've completed it, I cannot stop thinking and wanting to talk about it. Here is the thing. I am privileged. I have been lucky my whole life. My mum and dad care about me deeply, I… Continue reading Response to: Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race
In the month of February, I managed to read 7 books. This is a quick wrap up of those titles. Flame in the Mist - Renee Ahdieh - DNF It was not because this book was bad, I have struggled with Ahdieh's writing before, but that was more to do with pace than it was… Continue reading February Wrap Up
There are more excuses! I am going to explain why it is so easy for me to make excuses for the first part of the year, and then what I feel I need to do about this. I have received a lot of comments from people who think it is funny how many excuses we… Continue reading #TBR241 – March Update
Okay, so it is time I really updated this challenge and gave it another good go! Since starting this challenge at the beginning of the year, I have moved about 20 books from my TBR to either read, unhauled, or DNF'd and I am extremely happy about that. But I just keep buying or receiving books… Continue reading #TBR241 – February Update Time!
January 2018 is quite a harsh month for me. This is my first year of teaching, and so I am finding/making resources and lessons for the first time. I am also just getting used to marking work, which definitely takes longer than you would expect. On top of this, January is the month when my… Continue reading January Reading Wrap Up!
When Dimple Met Rishi Author: Sandhya Menon Genre: Contemporary | Young Adult | Romance Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads 4 out of 5 - A solid, enjoyable and fun contemporary romance story between two young adults who need to find themselves and their place in the world. This story gives a different cultural perspective than… Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi
Oops. I have failed again. The whole point of this challenge is that I don't buy any books until I have 'earned' them, by reading two others from my TBR. But here I am, with a big pile of books that I have purchased, and only one has been read from my TBR. Here's the… Continue reading January #TBR241 Part Two