puddin’ review

I read Puddin' a couple of weeks back, and it has become a firm favourite. I'm officially in love with Julie Murphy as a writer and that could honestly be the end of this review. It is a companion novel to Dumplin', which follows supporting characters from the first book in the months after Willowdean's star … Continue reading puddin’ review

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from twinkle with love review

I read From Twinkle with Love for the 2018 Asian Lit Bingo - this fulfilled the 'contemporary with an Asian MC' square. I also received it from Netgalley. All views are my own. Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world … Continue reading from twinkle with love review

meaty review

Meaty by Samantha Irby is a hilarious and irreverent ode to the modern woman. In it, she talks about all aspects of modern life, as well as her personal experiences with Crohn's Disease. The debut essay collection by Chicago writer and performer, Samantha Irby, creator of bitchesgottaeat.com. Samantha Irby explodes onto the page in her … Continue reading meaty review

why i’m no longer talking to white people about race review

In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog, entitled: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'. Her words hit a nerve. The … Continue reading why i’m no longer talking to white people about race review