Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #WomensPrize

Previously: Death and Croissants Book Review | Coming Soon: Luster Book Review Transcendent Kingdom is Yaa Gyasi’s is a contemporary novel that follows Gifty, a young woman working in neuroscience. It was published by Penguin on September 1st 2020, and it has been shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021. I have not had… Continue reading Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #WomensPrize

Book Review: Death and Croissants by Ian Moore.

Previously: June TBR | Coming Soon: June Wrap-Up Death and Croissants is the first book in a new cosy murder mystery series by debut fiction novelist and comedian Ian Moore. It is set to be published on July 1st 2021 by Farrago books. Disclaimer: I was #gifted an ARC of this book from the publisher,… Continue reading Book Review: Death and Croissants by Ian Moore.

Reading Wrap-Up: May 2021

Previously: Ace of Spades Book Review | Coming Soon: June TBR Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.1 by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you are looking to read some Golden Age Captain America, then you have come to the right place. Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, Vol. 1 collects issues #1-4 of the… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: May 2021

Book Review: Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Previously: Sunday @ Cymera | Coming Soon: May Reading Wrap-Up. Ace of Spades is a debut YA thriller by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé that follows two black students at a prestigious academy who begin to have their secrets exposed to the school. It is published by Usborne on the 10th of June 2021. I was lucky enough… Continue reading Book Review: Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Sunday @ Cymera 2021

Previously: Saturday @ Cymera 2021 | Coming Soon: Ace of Spades Book Review All good things must come to an end, and Cymera 2021 ended last night. Incase you weren't already aware Cymera celebrates fantasy and science fiction literature, and is usually hosted in Edinburgh, though this year, like last year was hosted on Zoom… Continue reading Sunday @ Cymera 2021

Saturday @ Cymera 2021

Previously: Friday @ Cymera 2021 | Coming Soon: Sunday @Cymera 2021 On Thursday Cymera Festival kicked off their 2021 festival which celebrates all things science-fiction and fantasy. Like last year, everything is digital and is hosted via Zoom, for their paid events, and YouTube for their free events. I was grateful to accept a press… Continue reading Saturday @ Cymera 2021

Book Review: Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey

Previously: Consent Book Review| Coming Soon: Friday @ Cymera Last Chance Books is a YA contemporary romance from debut author Kelsey Rodkey. It is published by Harper 360, who was kind enough to provide me with an ARC and will be released on the 18th of May 2021. The book follows Madeline Moore who is… Continue reading Book Review: Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey

TBR: May 2021

Previously: D, 'After the Race'| Coming Soon: Consent Book Review Last month I skipped out on writing an official TBR, but I am back to tell you what I hope to read in the month of May. If you've seen my Women's Prize Shortlist post, then you'll know that I still have four of those… Continue reading TBR: May 2021

Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘After the Race’.

Previously: April Reading Wrap-Up| Coming Soon: May TBR Welcome to the fifth week of Read With Me: Dubliners. This week we read the story, ‘After the Race’ and the corresponding essays by Jack Bowen in Clive Hearts essay collection, James Joyce’s Dubliners. In this story…The story begins where you would expect, after a race. A… Continue reading Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘After the Race’.

Reading Wrap-Up: April 2021

Previously: Women's Prize Shortlist | Coming Soon: D: 'After the Race' Absolute Friends by John le Carré ⭐️⭐️⭐️ John le Carré is known for his spy novels. On reflection, this probably was not the book to pick up in order to satisfy my craving, because it does not read like a traditional spy thriller. As… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: April 2021