The Vow

The Vow

The plot of this book is a hundred miles an hour! I stayed up until 2am dying to know what would happen next.

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Just Like You

Just Like You

Rather like the many debates around Brexit mentioned in this unusual love story, when trying to decide if I enjoyed this book or not, I find myself sitting very much on the fence.

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Loud Black Girls: 20 Black Women Writers Ask: What’s Next?

Loud Black Girls: 20 Black Women Writers Ask: What’s Next?

Despite being stereotyped as ‘loud’, Black women are still statistically the most invisible, overlooked people in modern society. This is a collection of 20 short essays written by young British Black women; incredible authors, artists, writers and public figures, sharing their unique thoughts and experiences. Writers include gay and trans Black women, which I feel […]

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Anxious People

Anxious People

Well, I usually review books straight after I’ve finished them, but with this one I had to leave my mind ticking over for 24 hours, to make absolutely sure. And, yep: this is, hands down, my new favourite book. Not just of the year, but of all time. And that’s high praise indeed (if I […]

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As You Were

As You Were

Hmm, a very painful and slow read for me. Not just because of the detailed gruesome hospital events, that was expected, but because of how cold the main character Sinéad was.

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How Should One Read a Book?

How Should One Read a Book?

I must admit, I enjoyed Sheila Heti’s introduction even more than Woolf’s essay itself, so I highly recommend reading this marvellous match! I very much enjoyed the irony where Woolf critiqued the art of critiquing writing.

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Ghosts

Ghosts

Set over a single year – yet some of the most compulsive reading I’ve ever experienced! Such delicious descriptions and metaphors in here, I have major writer’s envy!!

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Be More Keanu

Be More Keanu

Thank you James King for writing my new bible. These are words to live by. I couldn’t put it down. And the book is beautifully segregated into short sections so you can revisit it as often as you need to!

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Hello, Again

Hello, Again

This was a very slow burner for me. I feel like it needed some kind of big hook because it didn’t draw me in at all and I struggled to find the enthusiasm to move forward.

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