Sealed Naomi Booth Publisher - Dead Ink Goodreads | Dead Ink | Waterstones | Amazon 4 out of 5 stars: This book was gutsy and disgusting. It made me shudder and cringe yet I couldn't put it down and was compelled to keep reading. It is a short novel that packs a huge… Continue reading Sealed
Tonight, an interesting discussion about working class writers left me thinking for the rest of the evening... While the original panel was intended to discuss how the publishing industry accepts or hinders working class authors and the unique space they may have to negotiate through this socioeconomic status, what emerged was an interesting discussion of… Continue reading Am I Working Class?
An update about my life since January... When I began this blog in October, it was with great hope and optimism. I desperately wanted somewhere to talk about books and to be a part of the book community. However, I was spending all my time focusing on this, as I didn't have work at that… Continue reading My Current Literary Life
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!