SPOILER ALERT: Spoiler Alert in place for The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Do classics need spoiler alerts? I am a sucker for star crossed lovers and romantic era stories. I thoroughly enjoy the classics. Wuthering Heights is my all time favorite novel very closely followed by Little Women. Frankenstein was … Continue reading The OG Emo
SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers for Gideon the Ninth. I absolutely love all things fantasy. I went through a Goth phase in my teenage years (the love is still there). And so it is astonishing that I have never read anything in the necromancy fiction genre. As someone who is part of the LGBTQ+ community, I am … Continue reading Necromancy Anyone?
Some days are good and some days are bad. You never know when a bad day is going turn into a horrible day, seep into the next and the next - all of a sudden you have had a bad week or a bad month. All of us experience our depression in various forms. We … Continue reading Depression
Fat is not a bad word
Spoiler Alert: This is a review for Roxane Gay's Hunger. There may be spoilers. A lot has been said about Roxane Gay's memoir, a lot of praise and a lot of acclaim. All of it is more than justified. I have been a huge fan of her writing since I read Bad Feminist. Hunger is … Continue reading Fat is not a bad word
Enough is Enough
My last post was a plea to J.K. Rowling to stop ruining our favorite childhood series. I talked about how she inspired me and taught me feminism; she taught me it was okay to be afraid, to stand up to my bullies and to never give up the fight against patriarchy. I have looked up … Continue reading Enough is Enough
Let it Go!
Spoiler Alert: This post may contain spoilers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Crimes of Grindelwald This is not a book review but more of an author review. It is also a plea to my childhood hero to stop! I am a huge Harry Potter fan. So much so that I was on … Continue reading Let it Go!
The Power in your Hands
Spoiler Alert for The Power by Naomi Alderman : If you haven't read the book yet please stop here, bookmark the page, read it and come back. Or if you like spoilers, please go ahead. Let me first explain the photo displayed above. From where I come, patriarchy is rampant and the only value a … Continue reading The Power in your Hands
Books I could re-read forever
Kicking off with books I could re-read forever. This is definitely a long list and so I am limiting myself to 10 books; also, because I recycled this idea from a post from last year found at That Artsy reader Girl Top Ten Tuesday - Books I could re-read forever. To avoid making this a … Continue reading Books I could re-read forever