The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller: Book Review

Synopsis: “Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeperContinue reading “The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller: Book Review”

Little Scratch by Rebecca Watson: Book Review

Publication Date: 14/01/2021 TW: sexual assault, rape Synopsis: “Little Scratch tells the story of an unnamed woman living in a world of office politics, clock-watching and emoji-texting as she relays what it takes to get through mundanity in the wake of a recent sexual assault. Formatted in continuously interweaving columns that chart the feedback loop ofContinue reading “Little Scratch by Rebecca Watson: Book Review”

Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman: Book Review

Synopsis: ” Two young people are forced to make a stand in this thought-provoking look at racism and prejudice in an alternate society. Sephy is a Cross — a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a Nought — a “colourless” member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The twoContinue reading “Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman: Book Review”

Books I’d Recommend to my Non-reader Friends

Happy Christmas eve eve!! Today I wanted to talk about the books I would recommend to my friends and others who don’t read a lot or want to get into reading. But first I want to say to anyone who is struggling with the recent announcement about the new laws over christmas since we areContinue reading “Books I’d Recommend to my Non-reader Friends”

My Favourite Badass Fictional Females

As a female reader, there have been many female characters who have inspired me and molded me into the person I am today. So, today I have compiled a list of my favourite female characters who I have stolen personality traits from, learned from and been shaped by. Who are your top badass fictional females?Continue reading “My Favourite Badass Fictional Females”

Ready Player One: Book vs. Adaptation

Ever since 2018, the release of the Ready Player One film directed by Steven Spielberg, I have been dying to watch this futuristic and adventurous extravaganza. However, I soon realised that it was first a book written by Ernest Cline published in 2011, and being the bookworm I am, I made it my mission toContinue reading “Ready Player One: Book vs. Adaptation”