So, over the last 3 months I’ve been receiving Hachette’s Feminist Book Box. It was the first book box subscription I took out, and specialised in adult literature by amazing women. Each month, two paperback books are included: one new title, and one backlist. Of the three boxes I received, each featured one fiction and one nonfiction book, though I’m not sure if this is something they’re planning to keep up or if this might vary in future.Read More »
CW: this book includes drug use and infidelity, and scenes of domestic violence. All CWs are mild.
Happy Saturday! Apologies for the lack of a Wednesday post, but I’m currently having a little content shuffle-around. All will become clear in due course once it’s all figured out, but long story short, some of the things I previously posted here will now be featuring on a second blog! Keep your eyes peeled for more information on that in the next couple of weeks or, if you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen a bit of what’s going on. Rest assured that review Saturdays are not changing, so here I am as usual, offering up a new book review. This week, I’m talking about The Last Word by Hanif Kureishi.Read More »
As I have mentioned in previous posts, and on social media, I am moving out of my parents’ houses soon! In preparation, I realised I was going to need to do a big unhaul, and finally let go of all the YA books that I’ve had for years, never read, and outgrown. As the title says, in total I’ve unhauled well over 100 books, but this post is going to be focusing on the unhaul I did at my dad’s house. When I was still at school, I spent my time evenly split between my parents’ houses, so I also had my books pretty evenly split. Over my time at uni, I started to spend more time during the holidays at my mum’s, and migrated most of my most-wanted books to hers. And after uni, thanks to lockdown, I barely got to go to my dad’s house to do any sorting out… until now!Read More »
Ahhh I love Daphne du Maurier. I suspected it after reading Rebecca, but now I know for sure. Frenchman’s Creek is a pirate story, a love story, and utterly gripping.Read More »