The Batman Handbook: The Ultimate Training Manual by Scott Beatty – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

Lockdown has been a transformative time for many people. Why shouldn’t it also be a transformative time for me? Into Batman? Ever since I can remember, I have loved comedy books that take their subject matter seriously. As a child, I absolutely devoured The Zombie Survival Guide, How To Survive A Robot Uprising, How To Drive a Tank, and countless others – but the king … Continue reading The Batman Handbook: The Ultimate Training Manual by Scott Beatty – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

The Confession by Jessie Burton – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

I have always been a fan of Jessie Burton’s books. Her stories and writing are just captivating and full of twists and turns. This book  has two main characters, Elise and Rose, who are the main storytellers in this narrative. Elise’s perspective takes place in the 1980s when she meets a Hollywood writer, Constance Holder. Their love affair takes them to LA where Connie’s best … Continue reading The Confession by Jessie Burton – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

It has been a long time since I have read a book and been excited to see where it goes and how it will end, and I have not been disappointed! The creepy, dystopian aesthetic opens the book to a slow-moving story. The story is told from three characters’ perspectives who are sisters. They live on an island and are apart of a very dystopian … Continue reading The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh – ★★★★★ – 5 Stars

For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican, queer, disabled artist known for her self portraits and surrealist style. She’s well known for her tumultuous relationship with her husband and fellow artist Diego Rivera, and can be recognised by her stern eyes and stand out monobrow. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” – Frida Kahlo In her … Continue reading For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

Planet in Peril: The Anthology For Climate Change

Twenty years ago, climate change seemed the least of our worries as a species. A far off issue we would only need to tackle once we “fixed” everything else going on in the world. Cut to today, and it’s becoming more and more obvious that we need to do something to reverse the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change. Every day we’re seeing a vast … Continue reading Planet in Peril: The Anthology For Climate Change

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No Big Deal Book Review

Boy problems? Friendship issues? Fat?… It’s No Big Deal. This book, written beautifully by Bethany Rutter, is the teen romance drama I needed at 17. Growing up I loved books about teen drama, Angus Thongs & Full-Frontal Snogging to name just one. They’re all perfectly funny and lighthearted, but there was always one thing missing. Not one of the teenage leads was fat (from the … Continue reading No Big Deal Book Review