Satire

Writing male characters the way male authors write female characters.

A huge literary pet peeve of mine is the way some male authors describe characters who identify as female. With just an excerpt of a character description, you can immediately find out if a man wrote it, thanks to the sexist prose. More often than not, the existence of these female characters in real life…… Continue reading Writing male characters the way male authors write female characters.

General

Indian Lit Readathon – Edition 3 | Save Pusthak Rajya

Hear ye, hear ye! The Indian Lit Readathon is back for its third run, and as one of the organisers, I couldn’t be more excited! For those of you who don’t know, this is a readathon dedicated to reading books by authors who are Indian or of Indian origin. It’s organised by Charvi @ Not…… Continue reading Indian Lit Readathon – Edition 3 | Save Pusthak Rajya

Book Reviews

Blog tour: Wedding Bells on the Home Front by Annie Clark

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. At this point, most of you already know how much I love books about women in the industrial workforce during World War II. It’s a very specific itch that a…… Continue reading Blog tour: Wedding Bells on the Home Front by Annie Clark

Book Reviews

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Heya, nerds! It’s time to drop a truth bomb here: I’ve been a card-carrying member of Bachelor Nation for quite a while now. You know I hate using the phrase “guilty…… Continue reading One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

Book Reviews

Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

I received a copy of this book through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. A superhero origin story of a fat fangirl? SIGN ME UP! I discovered Julie Murphy very late but I’ve become a huge fan. And to see her publish a book about…… Continue reading Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

Book Reviews

Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Robert arrives home late. Without a word to his dad, he goes up to his bedroom. Robert is never seen alive again. A body is soon found…… Continue reading Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday

General

How much has your reading changed while on lockdown?

Unprecedented times. New normal. Uncharted territory. As a marketer, I’ve used all these buzzwords and more in comms I’ve helped pen in the past few weeks. And one decision I made right off the bat was that I would never ever talk about these, well…unprecedented times on this blog. Reading is an act of escapism,…… Continue reading How much has your reading changed while on lockdown?

Guest posts

Female pilots in WWII: A guest post by Kate Lord Brown

Hello, hello! You all know how much I love books about women entering the industrial workforce during WWII. One book I recently heard of from this specific sub-genre is The Beauty Chorus, an enthralling novel about three completely different women signing up to fly planes to help with the war effort. Today, I have Kate,…… Continue reading Female pilots in WWII: A guest post by Kate Lord Brown

Book Reviews

Blog tour: How to Marry Your Husband by Jacqueline Rohen

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Did you do a double take when you read this book’s title? I know I did. How to Marry Your Husband sounded very promising when the publicist first reached out…… Continue reading Blog tour: How to Marry Your Husband by Jacqueline Rohen