New Zealand: The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera

As part of my indigenous authors project I picked The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera, a gay Maori author, and I am so glad that I did because this was a really wonderful book! The Uncle’s Story follows Michael Mahana, a young Maori artist, who returns home to Gisborne before his sister’s wedding to come…… Continue reading New Zealand: The Uncle’s Story by Witi Ihimaera

Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

So initially when I read this I wasn’t going to review it on here because its a graphic novel and I genuinely haven’t a clue as to how one goes about reviewing graphic novels in written form. However, I am counting Iran as a country I’ve read from this year so I feel I owe…… Continue reading Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

March Reading Plans: East Asia

Hi guys! I don’t generally do to be read lists on a monthly basis but I have wanted to focus my read the world project reading a little bit more so I’ve decided to see how picking a region to read from for the month will suit me. In March I’ll be focused on books…… Continue reading March Reading Plans: East Asia

Cuba: A Planet for Rent by Yoss

Oh dear, where to begin? I’m almost nervous to review this because this book and I did NOT get on. Will we start by saying that yes Yoss is the author’s full name? Like Madonna, Yoss has no need of a surname. Also worth noting before we begin is that this is a translated science…… Continue reading Cuba: A Planet for Rent by Yoss

Help Clarisse Help You to Read the World

In a break from regular blog posts today I want to quickly ask you to do me a favour.¬†One of my good friends from booktube needs a hand. Clarisse from Clarisse Reads is part of a start up competition where she and some of her friends’ idea is to create a subscription box with books…… Continue reading Help Clarisse Help You to Read the World