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

Canada: Lightfinder by Aaron Paquette

Lightfinder is a book I polished off during diverseathon and one that I have been putting off reviewing because it was a book I wanted to love. It’s by a Métis author and follows a Cree main character, however, while there were some really positive aspects of this book namely the indigenous representation, overall I…… Continue reading Canada: Lightfinder by Aaron Paquette

Books by Authors From the Countries Affected by the #MuslimBan

I have been feeling a great degree of upset, anger and frustration over Trump’s racist Muslim ban preventing travellers from specific countries from entering the US as well as the biased, hypocritical way in which he selected the countries on the list. While I feel helpless in this regard, I do realise that reading is an inherently…… Continue reading Books by Authors From the Countries Affected by the #MuslimBan

Australia: Crossroads of Canopy by Thoraiya Dyer

Today I want to review a book that I still feel pretty torn about. Crossroads of Canopy is a debut fantasy novel by Australian author Thoraiya Dyer who identifies as a PoC and has received some buzz for her short stories. It was a book which I had on my list of most anticipated Science Fiction…… Continue reading Australia: Crossroads of Canopy by Thoraiya Dyer