Book Review: Consent (#WomensPrize)

Previously: May TBR| Coming Soon: Last Chance Books Review Consent is a contemporary novel by Canadian author Annabel Lyon. It follows two sets of sisters, where one sister is reliant on the other. It was published by Atlantic Books on the 28th of January 2021 and was on the Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2021.… Continue reading Book Review: Consent (#WomensPrize)

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

The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 Shortlist

Previously: D: Eveline| Coming Soon: April Reading Wrap-Up On Wednesday the 28th of April the shortlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 was revealed. As I started reading the longlist as soon as possible, I thought now would be a good time to review what I have read, what I still have to read,… Continue reading The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 Shortlist

Book Review: Detransition, Baby (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Piranesi Book Review| Coming Soon: Dubliners, 'Eveline' Detransition, Baby is a contemporary fiction book by Torrey Peters. Set in New York, we follow Reese, a trans-woman who wants to be a mother, and her ex-partner who has since detransitioned, becoming Ames, and accidentally gotten his boss, Katrina, pregnant. It was published by Serpent’s Tail… Continue reading Book Review: Detransition, Baby (#WomensPrize)

Book Review: Piranesi (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Dubliners, 'Araby' | Coming Soon: Detransition, Baby Piranesi is a fantasy novel from Susannah Clarke, best known for the acclaimed novel Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. It is published by Bloomsbury, released on the 15th of September 2020, and is longlisted for the Women’s Prize 2021. If you want to know more about the… Continue reading Book Review: Piranesi (#WomensPrize)

Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Criminal Sanity #7 | Coming Soon: Dubliners, 'Araby' Nothing But Blue Sky is a contemporary novel by Kathleen MacMahon, which follows one man returning to a place he used to holiday with his wife, who has recently died. The book is published by Penguin, on July 30th 2020, and has been longlisted for the… Continue reading Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky (#WomensPrize)

Book Review: No One Is Talking About This (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Dubliners, 'An Encounter'| Coming Soon: Nothing But Blue Sky Review No One Is Talking About This is a contemporary novel by Patricia Lockwood which explores our relationship with social media through a character who is ‘famous’ for a viral tweet. It was published by Bloomsbury on February 16th 2021 and has been longlisted for… Continue reading Book Review: No One Is Talking About This (#WomensPrize)

The Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2021

Previously: February Wrap-Up| Coming Soon: March TBR Last Wednesday the Longlist for the Women's Prize 2021 was announced. Unsurprisingly I have not read a single book off the list but will try to remedy that in the coming weeks. My reading of the longlist always depends on library availability so I won't waste time promising… Continue reading The Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2021

Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other

Previously: Reviewing the Shortest Books I've Read | Coming Soon: The Last Wish Review Girl, Woman, Other is a contemporary fiction novel by Bernadine Evaristo, published by Penguin on May 2nd 2019. Each chapter follows a different black woman living in Britain and their experiences. The book has already had a lot of critical acclaims,… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other

The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2020

Previously: Highest Rated Books on My GoodReads|Coming Soon: Chain of Gold Book Review Last week the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 shortlist was announced, and I am not sure how I feel about it. First, we'll run through the books on that shortlist, and then we can talk a little about reading plans. *** Dominicana… Continue reading The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2020