Review of Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

What can I say about this book? At first, I found it difficult to dive into. The passages felt fragmented and disconnected. It was only after reading that Nelson intended this novel to have the feel of an album that I was able to truly understand how cleverly and lyrically it had been written. NelsonContinue reading “Review of Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson”

Review of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton was a book that I had absolutely no idea about before reading it, but absolutely could not put down once I started it.

Review of Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

Chapters 1-3 After reading only three chapters of Trick Mirror, by Jia Tolentino, I must say that it took every fibre of my being to avoid putting it down altogether or ceremoniously throwing it into a pile of books to donate and never return to, ever again. There are so many reasons why I dislikeContinue reading “Review of Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino”

Review of Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

I recently picked up Exciting Times because I wanted a break from the plethora of novels I have waiting on my bookshelves, most of which touch on some aspect of racial trauma/black pain. Enter Exciting Times. This is a book that I had seen on a lot of “books to watch out for” lists lastContinue reading “Review of Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan”