Over the years Classic literature has transformed from something that felt really rather daunting and out of reach to something that I actively enjoy engaging with, and this is largely down to mandatory explorations of such texts at school. In my love for deep analysis I found a real love for the types of literature… Continue reading My Classics TBR
Books are essentially made up of tropes, so it goes without saying that there are a whole multitude present in much of modern literature! While some tropes are far from enjoyable and serve to turn into overused cliches, there are also a fair share of tropes that work brilliantly and can truly make a novel… Continue reading Book Tropes I Do and Don’t Love!
We all have books that were so tediously boring that we couldn't bear to finish them, and though some may stay strong and persevere, I can't say this is something I'm inclined to do often. If I'm not enjoying a book I'll simply put it down! This, as you can probably imagine, has led to… Continue reading Popular Books I DNF’ed
The world is full of absolutely beautiful bookish places which, unfortunately, I haven't yet had the privilege of visiting. From small bookstores in Paris to theatres- turned- libraries elsewhere in the world, there are a whole multitude of landmarks I am incredibly keen to visit! I have therefore decided to create a list of the… Continue reading Bookish Landmarks I Most Want To Visit!
“I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo.” The Bell Jar is a poignant and thoroughly impactful story that proves to be a brutally honest means of exploring and depicting a darker side of the human psyche. Here… Continue reading Book Review: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
I had an interesting reading month this month! For the most part, the books that I chose were ones that I absolutely loved, but inevitably some of them fell slightly flat. Below I'll be listing all of the books I read this month, and will include links to my full reviews of them if you're… Continue reading May Reading Wrap- Up
"I want to meet you in every place I have loved. I don't know how it's done between such as us, Red. But I can't wait to find out together." This Is How You Lose the Time War is at its core lyrical and poetic, telling an intricate and delicately crafted love story between individuals… Continue reading Book Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El- Mohtar & Max Gladstone
“So the question becomes, Daughter of the Dragon, what will you sacrifice? What will you let be taken away so that you, too, can have power?” And I Darken was undoubtedly a book with a brilliant premise! Afterall, what is not to love about a gender - bent historical fiction seeking to re-tell the story… Continue reading Book Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White
This month I haven't read too many ARCs due to being incredibly busy with work, but the two that I did read were very enjoyable! Below I've included my reviews of each respective book and other relevant information which I hope will encourage you to pick them up and give them a try! This Eternity… Continue reading May ARC Reviews!