Bodily Harm is not a novel to read on vacation — but is any Atwood? Nonetheless, it’s an essential read if you want to understand a glimpse into the brutality a woman and her body face.
My rating: Yes, I am reviewing another Margaret Atwood but I feel that never-ending praise spools out of me every time I pick up one of her works. And although I have only given Life Before Man three stars it is still an incredibly important and fundamental piece of feminist literature. (However Atwood herself never claims herContinue reading “Book Review: Margaret Atwood // Life Before Man”
‘Starting Line’ is Hemming’s introspective on the nearly past decade with his band. An exploration of his fears, identity and what he is hoping to gain in his life.
My rating: Chrisy Lefteri’s The Beekeeper of Aleppo is everywhere! And with the release of her latest book Songbirds, I thought it was time to finally see what all the reviews were about. The novel predominantly follows Nuri and Afra, husband and wife, as they travel to England in an attempt to seek asylum. They were livingContinue reading “Book Review: Christy Lefteri // The Beekeeper of Aleppo”
Why you should be friends with your elderly neighbours.
Let people do their own thing!
My rating: I don’t know why I gave this book five stars because it is definitely not a five-star book but here we are! Alex Michaelides’ The Silent Patient is a psychological thriller with a very messy and confusing plot. With unreliable character after unreliable character, you close the book thinking what did I just read. Let’sContinue reading “Book Review: Alex Michaelides // The Silent Patient”
When reading feels like you’re watching a documentary.
Why Call Me By Your Name enforces hostile views about age gaps.
Three Women’s a testament to the sexual restrictions of women…