From what I've observed, birthdays get scary as you march through your twenties. At thirty, you don't know whether to celebrate: what's to get excited about - the end of youth? The beginning of adulthood? -Dick Van Dyke Happy birthday to me, my existential dread is playing up again, but what's new there?
There was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars I'm in one of those moods where I really want to re-read On the Road, which makes me think of this quote.
Floored - Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tayna Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood I read the sample of this last time I went to YALC, so I was eager to read the full thing, which is why I requested this the moment I saw it on Netgalley. The Breakfast Club meets One Day in Floored, a… Continue reading Floored
From Twinkle, with love - Sandhya Menon From the author of When Dimple Met Rishi, we have a fun new YA rom-com and this was seriously cute af. Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow… Continue reading From Twinkle, with love
How the hell it is August already? August has been one of those weird months, on the one hand, it was pretty good, England decided to stop pretending that it actually existed on the surface of the sun so it was cool enough to be able to enjoy myself this month! I hosted my second… Continue reading August 2018
The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree - Paola Perretti This is the semi autobiographical story of Mafalda, a nine year old girl who has recently found out she will soon be blind, this follows her from the moment of her diagnosis, showing the impact this has on her and her family. Mafalda is… Continue reading The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree
Whistle in the Dark - Emma Healey If you're looking for a thriller or a suspenseful mystery, don't be fooled by the blurb of this, however, if you're in the mood for an introspective domestic drama, this is the one. Emma Healey follows the success of her #1 internationally bestselling debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing, winner… Continue reading Whistle in the dark