Prestige and Prejudice in Publishing Prizes: The Man Booker Longlist

The Man Booker Longlist 2017 was announced on 26 July and book bloggers, vloggers and reviewers alike have raised the debate again of whether these awards really matter. Being the unique snowflake that I am, here is my tuppence-worth on the subject (I’m British, we say tuppence, not two cents). For those of you outside … More Prestige and Prejudice in Publishing Prizes: The Man Booker Longlist

Review | Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction WINNER

The Power by Naomi Alderman was announced as the overall winner for the 2017 prize tonight and luckily for me, it’s the only one from the shortlist that I actually read. Whoops. I was watching Lauren Whitehead’s live Instagram feed when it was announced and everyone seemed really surprised this one won over Madeleine Thien’s Do … More Review | Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction WINNER

May Reading Wrap-Up

Now that I’ve finished second year, I can finally read what I want without feeling guilty about neglecting my required module texts – yay! Instead of tackling the growing pile of unread books on my shelves, I bought four new ones and read them this month. Oops. Finally, a cheeky promo – feel free to … More May Reading Wrap-Up