After a not-so-positive exeperience with my first NetGalley book, I was a little hesitant about my next one. But then it turned out to be this absolute beauty of a novel, and my faith is restored.
An old boss of mine, who was a fellow only child, said all only children have two universal traits:
2020 is a year when literature confronts the Me Too movement head-on–and Grown addresses the uncomfortable truth that, for women of colour, their Me Too moment can be very different.
Making the jump between genres is a risky move for artists of all stripes
“I used to say to my classes that the ways to get insight are: to study infants; to study animals; to study primitive people; to be psychoanalyzed; to have a religious conversion and get over it; to have a psychotic episode and get over it.”
It’s publication day for No Fixed Abode: Life and Death Among the UK’s Forgotten Homeless by Maeve McClenaghan–one of the best nonfiction books I’ve read this year. Revisit my review below and check Maeve out on Twitter!
Choice governs our lives, whether we like it or not–and no choice invites more controversy or debate than a woman’s choice to have children. But what if that choice was made for you?
Let’s talk about the Costa Book Awards for a second.
‘Okay, okay, you’re right. Australians aren’t very bright. They don’t work hard. They drink too much. So you tell me. Why are they so rich?’
‘They sailed in big wooden ships one hundred years ago and stole all our money from us.’
I often get asked how I take pictures of my e-reader for Bookstagram–it’s really hard to take a photo without the glare. So how do I get photos like this? Well… I cheat! Maybe that’s not quite the right word, but through the magic of photo editing you can get some great pics to useContinue reading “bookstagram photo tips: e-readers”