The little mermaid has no idea that as she makes her way on land, she’s being watched over by the sister of the very witch with whom she made her bargain. She has no idea that the witch’s sister is falling in love with her. When the prince decides to marry another woman, the little…… Continue reading ARC Review: Walking on Knives – Maya Chhabra
If you follow me on Twitter, you might know that I did a two week work experience at Penguin Random House in March. I had had my eye on Exit West for quite some time, so I was quite lucky and grateful that I received a free copy. Exit West is a magical realism story that follows…… Continue reading Review: Exit West – Mohsin Hamid
How do people decide on a path, and find the drive to pursue what they want? Ida struggles more than other young people to work this out. She can shift between parallel universes, allowing her to follow alternative paths. One day Ida sees a shadowy, see-through doppelganger of herself on the train. She starts to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Ida – Alison Evans
I had found out about Biskaya a few months ago, and the publisher was so kind as to send me a copy. What I remembered from the blurb was that it was about a black woman living in Berlin. I didn’t look further into the book as I wanted to experience the book without too…… Continue reading Review: Biskaya – SchwarzRund
Top 5 Wednesday is hosted by Sam from ThoughtsonTomes. It’s a weekly meme. If you want to look for the past or future topics, you can visit the Goodreads group. This week’s topic is quite clear. I’ve been reading quite a few amazing books in the last months that have LGBTQIA+ characters. Be warned, there…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite LGBTQIA+ reads
So once again the main reason for getting this book was the cover. I really don’t know why this influences me so much, considering that most of the books I read are e-books and no one is ever going to see the cover. I also chose to read this book as it is a non-white fantasy and I am looking for good, diverse fantasy books.
This is the first book of the Brooklyn Brujas trilogy. It is #ownvoices.
My blog focusses on diverse books, so quite obviously I’ve fallen in love with this blog meme. Check out #DiversityThursday on Twitter and other social media to stay up-to-date with diverse books. For a detailed explanation about Diversity Spotlight Thursday, look up the host’s (Aimal) introductory blog post: Blog Meme Announcement: Diversity Spotlight Thursday. Meme summary: A…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday # 1