June Wrap Up 2020

Welcome to my June wrap up! June was a fantastic reading month for me in terms of quality. With Pride Month and the heightened emphasis on prioritising more BIPOC authors, I ended up reading some truly incredible books thanks to recommendations from various bookstagrammers. It’s been great to see white bookstagrammers change up their TBRs…

May Wrap Up 2020

Welcome to my May wrap up! I’m pleased with my reading quality overall this month. I finally tackled some chunky books that had been languishing on my TBR stacks, including The Golem and the Djinni and the first four books in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Cycle! It felt wonderful to escape into fantasy worlds…

Tyll Review

Thank you to the team at the International Booker Prize for sending me the longlist to review, including Tyll! This has not affected my opinions in any way. Daniel Kehlmann is the first man on the longlist to not disappoint me. A welcome relief! I had no idea what to expect from Tyll, as it…

Hurricane Season Review

Thank you to FitzCarraldo Editions for sending me a free ARC of Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor to read and review! This has not affected my opinion in any way. Hurricane Season is exactly the kind of book I love: dark, gritty, and disturbing. Fernanda Melchor does not hold back. The International Booker shortlist is…

The Memory Police Review

My thanks to Harvill Secker for sending me a free copy of The Memory Police to read and review. This has not affected my opinion in any way. I picked up The Memory Police as my first translated book for my 2020 Year of Translation. I could hardly have wished for a better start! This…