Women’s Prize Wrap-Up 2021

Previously: Five Star Summer Reads| Coming Soon: Favourites of 2021 (so far…) Hello. Hello. Hello everyone. With the announcement for the winner of the 2021 Women’s Prize on the 8th of September It is high time that I update you with my reading progress. Not to brag, but I did have my most successful year,… Read More Women’s Prize Wrap-Up 2021

Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #WomensPrize

Previously: Death and Croissants Book Review | Coming Soon: 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 the opportunity to… Read More Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #WomensPrize

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… Read More Book Review: Detransition, Baby (#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… Read More 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… Read More The Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2021