#ManBooker shortlist predictions

Straight up, where does the year go?! Honestly, it felt like last week I was thinking about the #manbookerinternational shortlist – yes us, bookworms remember the passage of time via bookish events and books we’ve read… (surely i’m not the only one…) so without further ado, let us begin! *party popper emoji* Expectations aka. What […]

Top reads of 2017 so far…!

Still can’t believe it’s July and that time is just a human construct because. it. feels. so. damned. real. Here they are. The best books I’ve picked up this year. The Mothers by Brit Bennett Read in January –  5/5 stars It’s like Adichie and Morrison had a lovechild. It’s like Adichie wrote Morrison’s Sula: characters […]

the absolute faves – short stories j’adore (pt. i)

My favourite form, my preferred mode of writing, the highlight of my dream of a mediocre life – is the short story. I can understand why people mightn’t adore poetry, but the short story, there’s no excuse, why you can read one in twenty minutes, a novel on your lunch break! And there’s every kind […]