Here’s a note on my review policy: I’m mostly talking about books I enjoy (obvs) and I don’t have a star rating. Most of the reviews below are posted very close to when I finished reading the book.
TLDR: A century-spanning romance about enjoying life, and love, with an underlying tragedy that talks about the sacrifices we make for these things. The story focuses on Addie, who wants to live in a space larger than her village, bigger than her world will let…Keep reading
TLDR: This story begins from the basis of appearance — and the specific culture around it in South Korea — to explore how women’s social status, finances, relationships and whole lives can unfold. An unrelenting story that still manages to delve into the small, intimate…Keep reading
The Reading Women Challenge encourages you to explore women’s writing, reading each previous winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Find out more here. We’re at the end! Last month I reviewed books about family and this time I’ve rounded out the rest of the books…Keep reading
The Reading Women Challenge encourages you to explore women’s writing, reading each previous winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Find out more here. I feel like I haven’t done this in a while, because I took a break last month to read the 2020…Keep reading
The Reading Women Challenge encourages you to explore women’s writing, reading each previous winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Find out more here. This month I read books gathered by the theme of ‘siblings.’ Despite a variety of narrative techniques, each book was quite similar…Keep reading
For this month’s Reading Women Challenge, I read books about love.Keep reading
In May, I read three books for the Reading Women Challenge grouped by the theme: women.Keep reading
For April’s Reading Women Challenge, I review three books about history.Keep reading
My Reading Women Challenge reads for March are three books about a coming of age.Keep reading
TLDR: An enthralling historical fantasy series with a unique premise and consistently good writing, creating a story that’s incredibly immersive. It follows Captain Laurence, a Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars, who becomes the unwitting companion to a dragon, named for the famous ship, Temeraire.…Keep reading
TLDR: An enthralling and innovative series about parallel Londons and everyone’s favourite elemental-style magic. The story beings with Kell, the last magician who has the ability to travel between worlds, all of which have grown differently according to the amount of magic they have. The…Keep reading
In this review, I’m going to look at a book that gets a lot of hype and evaluate whether or not its deserved. (PSA: this is, obviously, my personal opinion.) Series: Folk of the Air by Holly Black1. The Cruel Prince2. The Wicked King3. The…Keep reading
TLDR: The strength of both these books lies in their rejection of the grim dark. What begins as stories about ruthless societies captivated by killing dragons, emerges to focus on hope and how small groups of people can change the world for the better.Keep reading
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