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Famished
Book Review

Famished

Famished is the second book centred around food that I’ve read this month, though this one couldn’t be more different from the other, a tantalising collection of short stories with a central theme of food/eating/feasting/consuming. I was given an advanced reading copy by Influx Press to review, and I was really pleased as I had …

Hungry
Book Review

Hungry

I was lucky enough to get an advanced reading copy of this from Hachette and was so pleased when it arrived almost the next day. It was going to be my whole reading for a whole weekend and I was going to savour it to the full, taking bite-sized reads throughout the weekend, but that …

Book Review

The Girl of Ink and Stars

In ‘The Girl of Ink & Stars’, Kiran creates a believable world inhabited by believable characters. The story starts as though it is going to be historical fiction set on an island in an imaginary tropical ocean, but as it progresses the mystical side of the island and their inhabitants start to develop. A convincing …

Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday
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Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday

I really, really look forward to a new book from Laura Ellen Anderson and Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday kept up the streak of fun adventures that are great to read alone or to children. The Rainbow Rangers idea was brilliant, we all remember summer camps, some with love, others with less love and …

Sisters
Book Review

Sisters

Just having finished Fen I was delighted to see that Sisters was up for request on NetGalley. I loved Daisy Johnson’s writing style in Fen, the giver of secrets and revealer of ancient mythologies. This continues in Sisters, on the surface a story of an intense sibling relationship and of modern calamities. September is the …

The Hollow Gods
Book Review

The Hollow Gods

I received The Hollow Gods from Netgalley for an honest review. Based in current day North America, it follows Kai, Miya, and Mason as they uncover and unravel the mythology of the Dreamwalker and the cycle of missing girls. The main characters are introduced early on and motivations are made clear from the start though …

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
Grief is the Thing with Feathers
Book Review

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

I was so looking forward to Grief is the Thing with Feathers after hearing so much about it. It was such a refreshing change from the works I usually read, prose and poetry combined into a brave journey through grief and the feelings that come from being the one left behind to continue the shared …