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The Good Children by Roopa Farooki

I have such mixed emotions about this novel, on the one hand I really resonated with some of the material but on the other hand I was left feeling utterly empty by the end. You know that feeling when you read a story and are somehow left bereft? Like you don't know what to do… Continue reading The Good Children by Roopa Farooki

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The Blind Man’s Garden by Nadeem Aslam

I recently took a trip to my local library after absolute ages and managed to find some really great books - including this one! As soon as I read the blurb I was immediately drawn to it due to the setting and the sound of the storyline - and I was pleased to find it… Continue reading The Blind Man’s Garden by Nadeem Aslam

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Women of Resistance by Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan

I was sent this book through NetGalley and OR Books, thanks to them for sending me a copy!   Title: Women of Resistance - Poems for a New Feminism Author: Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan Genre: Poetry, Feminism Publisher: OR Books Publication Date: 23rd March 2018 Plot Overview: The struggles of womanhood as seen by… Continue reading Women of Resistance by Danielle Barnhart & Iris Mahan

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

I was sent this book through NetGalley to review, thanks to the team at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Sarah Crichton Books for sending me a copy - I thoroughly enjoyed it!   Title: Miracle Creek Author: Angie Kim Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication date: 16th April 2019 Plot Overview:… Continue reading Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

It's been such a long time since I've done a book review, so consider this an official return to all things bookish! I had heard lots about Roys writing before I got this book as her debut novel, The God of Small Things was very popular. I haven't read that yet but as I enjoyed… Continue reading The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy