September 2021 Wrap Up

The month that brought us the new Sally Rooney started off very strong. I read one of my favourite books of the year so far, followed by BWWAY which I adored. After that, things went a little downhill. I fell into a massive slump, possibly my worst one of the year so far, and didn't … Continue reading September 2021 Wrap Up

Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney – Review

Like seemingly everyone I know within the book community, Beautiful World Where Are You has been one of my most anticipated reads of the year, if not ever. Since the release of her previous novel three years ago, Sally Rooney has become an international sensation. With her first two novels being so well-received, there was … Continue reading Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney – Review

Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney – Review

Conversations With Friends, the debut novel from acclaimed Irish author Sally Rooney, follows Frances, her best friend Bobbi, and the older married couple they meet at a poetry reading, Melissa and Nick. What ensues is a complicated web of friendship, love, and adultery as Rooney explores the confusing nature of relationships, how people miscommunicate, sex, … Continue reading Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney – Review

My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips – Review

It's been a while since I've reviewed anything I've read recently. Mostly, this is because I haven't been reading anything that I've felt very strongly about, good or bad, and haven't had much to say about any of my recent reads. That is, of course, until now. My Best Friend's Murder isn't something I've heard … Continue reading My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips – Review

Validate Me by Charly Cox – Review

Part poetry collection, part memoir, Validate Me is Charly Cox's personal study into a life lived online. It's brutally honest, funny, and hard-hitting. This book made me reflect on my own life and how over the past decade I too have grown completely 'code-dependent'. Cox discusses her dependency on social media and the validation she … Continue reading Validate Me by Charly Cox – Review

You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry – Review

It's been a while since I've read a romance that I've really enjoyed, so thank you Emily Henry for writing this lovely book about two friends that are crazy about each other but just can't seem to get it right. After meeting at their college orientation, Poppy and Alex embark on a decade long friendship. … Continue reading You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry – Review