On Thursday night I cast what might be the most important vote of my life. On Friday morning, I awoke to find that Scotland had elected to remain in the UK by a narrow margin, with 55% of voters saying No to independence and 45% Yes. The ballot paper had one simple question: "Should Scotland … Continue reading Indyref
I received a PDF copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review: What happens when anyone who looks at a TV becomes a brainwashed killer? That's the premise of Transfixion. As family members turn on one another and armed 'dupes' roam the streets, a group of teenagers (and their school … Continue reading Transfixion, by J. Giambrone
I had high hopes for this book. It had garnered praise from authors I love, like Lauren Oliver, and even before its release was already being developed into a film by the likes of David Heyman and Emma Watson, whose work I loved on the Harry Potter films (my all-time favourite book series). And yet, … Continue reading Bothered by patriarchal fantasy worlds
Sarah J. Maas is one of my favourite authors. I picked up Throne of Glass a couple of years ago at the library, and I was a bit sceptical when I read the series had initially been published on fanfiction.net's sister site when she was a teenager. For anyone who hasn't read the book for … Continue reading I got to meet Sarah J. Maas!