Originally posted on language: a feminist guide:
In my last post I argued that gossip–personal, judgmental talk about absent others–is not the peculiarly female vice our culture would have us believe. Both sexes gossip. But one common form of male gossip, namely sexualised talk about women, is made to look like something different, and more…
In Other Lands is delightful. It’s a funny but heartwarming deconstruction of popular fantasy and Magic School stories and tropes, like Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia. It’s also bursting with witty banter, social commentary and memorable characters. Characters like Elliot, our protagonist and viewpoint character, who’s whisked away from his indifferent father andContinue reading “Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan”
[Warning for Spoilers for Season One of Snowpiercer.] Snowpiercer is a great show. I loved the concept – the last remnants of humanity clinging to existence on a massive train during a deadly ice age – even if it is bonkers. The visuals are arresting and (to my untrained eye) the special effects are good.Continue reading “The Problem With Melanie”
I also write for onlinebookclub, which is a great resources for readers! Below are links to some of my recent reviews.
I’m also always on the lookout for more writing opportunities, so watch this space…
My first ever review for onlinebookclub! Black Beach is contemporary literature focusing on a mother-daughter relationship and Icelandic mythology. Check it out!
A cute children’s book about a detective cat. Adorable!
A successful businesswoman’s guide to success by empowering yourself to be the best leader you can be.