My Summer Reading List 2020

Originally, this post was going to be a list of beach reads that aren’t crap, i.e. ones that aren’t called ‘the secret WAG’ and don’t revolve around missing kids (think Gwen in Gavin and Stacey reading ‘Please Mummy, No!’ and it’s sequel, ‘Daddy, please don’t!’). But as holidays are off the cards for the foreseeableContinue reading “My Summer Reading List 2020”

Dominicana – Angie Cruz

One word: Unputdownable. …is that actually a word? lol Oooh we have another 5 star review, this time for Dominicana!! After loving Girl, Woman, Other, I decided to make it my mission to read all the books shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. I’m excited to see so many incredible women writers getting theContinue reading “Dominicana – Angie Cruz”

Let’s Talk About Little Women

Welcome to the Jo March Appreciation Society! The girl must be aching from carrying the entirety of Little Women on her shoulders. Little Women is the coming-of-age story of four sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March – during the American Civil War. Once rich and now living on a modest income, each ofContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Little Women”

Beautiful Literature by Black Writers

Literature continues to be one of the most powerful forms of expression, allowing writers to authentically share their lived experiences in their own words. However, the literary canon has remained exclusive; home to mostly upper-class, white people and leaving little room for anyone else. In memory of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and theContinue reading “Beautiful Literature by Black Writers”