Book blurb When fairy tale obsessed Lottie Pumpkin starts at the infamous Rosewood Hall, she is not expecting to share a room with the Crown Princess of Maradova, Ellie Wolf. Due to a series of lies and coincidences, 14-year-old Lottie finds herself pretending to be the princess so that Ellie can live a more normalContinue reading “SPOTLIGHT: Undercover Princess – Book #1”
Looking for your next read? Let me tell you why it’ll be Nicola Yoon’s new YA Romance, Instructions for Dancing.
Gender Euphoria is a collection of stories about gender, by trans, non-binary and intersex people across a range of professions and ages. What this anthology does, is show two things. Firstly, that the issue of gender dysphoria and subtle discrimination, can basically be anywhere. Hearing people talk about their experiences with being of a non-cisContinue reading “Gender Euphoria – MINI REVIEW”
Title: The Crossing Author: Manjeet MannGenres: YA, Poetry, Drama, Social Commentary/Critique Release Date: Jun 3, 2021Bookshop.org (UK) • Waterstones **NO SPOILERS!** As a sceptical reader with very particular tastes, this book made me cry. I am a very fussy reader. I’m not afraid to resign a book to the ‘never read’ pile the minute aContinue reading “Why Should Refugees Be Accepted? | The Crossing by Manjeet Mann – REVIEW”
Towards the end of a long Readathon, it can be easy to get deflated if you don’t know where to look. So, here are 3 quick reads you can get through easily to help round off your Asian readathon, from a certified Asian.
Title: QUEER: LGBT writing from Ancient Times to YesterdayAuthor: Various (edited by Frank Wynne)Genres: Short Stories, Poetry, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Novel (extracts)Release Date: Jan 21, 2021Head of Zeus • Bookshop.org (UK) Queer history and queer experiences of all forms are captured so well in this anthology. This book validated my own queer identity, whilst expanding my definition ofContinue reading “Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW 🏳️🌈”
Hello everyone, and happy World Book Day! It’s amazing how books can be like time capsules, holding memories of a specific part of your life – wouldn’t you agree? In that vain, I thought I’d write a quick post, sharing 3 special memories of 3 special books of mine. (Of course, I could pick WAYContinue reading “3 Book Memories | Happy World Book Day! 📚”
Ever wondered what happened to Alice after Wonderland? H.J. Ramsay tells you, in her great YA novel Ever Alice.
You know when you read a poetry book so good that you just have to stop what you’re doing and appreciate it for a minute? That was this book for me.