Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Synopsis: Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle-class peers. After a messy breakup from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places [...]

Review: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

Review: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

Synopsis: On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at [...]

January Reading List

January Reading List

So I've finally settled on my reading challenge for 2020, which is aimed at varying the types of books I will read. There's going to be a lot more non-fiction on my agenda including memoirs and academic writing. I'm also aiming to re-read some of my favourite classics this year, as well as finally tackling [...]