Genre: Magical Realism

Again Again DNF Review: Why I Struggled

Again Again DNF Review: Why I Struggled

The Good Things Loved the idea of the multiverse! I was keen to see how it worked in a contemporary, since it’s usually more of a sci-fi thing. I’d also heard a lot about E. Lockhart’s thrillers so was excited to try one of her books. The dogs! They’re hilarious. Each had its own personality. […]

December 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
By Bec
Posted in Books, DNF, Reviews
3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

Reading BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) books all year round is important for boosting these voices, gaining a different perspective and also supporting these authors. In a publishing industry that is predominantly white, buying, reading & reviewing these books signals to the publishing industry that there is demand for it as well. After all, […]

September 17, 2020 | 4 Comments
Dark and Deepest Red Review: Magical and Mesmerising

Dark and Deepest Red Review: Magical and Mesmerising

Dark and Deepest Red is a magical realism story inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s The Red Shoes and the dancing plague of 1518 in Strasbourg. Like all of Anna-Marie McLemore’s books, it’s beautifully written and incorporates elements of magical realism that makes it really delightful to read. It’s a story about embracing who you are and your […]

January 23, 2020 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

Every once in a while, a book comes along and sweeps you off your feet, with its gentle exploration of grief and the beautiful story told within its pages. Exploring the life of Leigh as she bonds with her mother after she passes away from suicide, it didn’t take long for The Astonishing Colour of After to […]

September 11, 2018 | 6 Comments