Book Reviews

Pop Star Jihadi by Nick Tyrone

I received a copy of this book from Midas Public Relations in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: Summer, 2018. Noah Hastings, the most famous pop star on the planet, takes to the stage to perform a concert. After singing his latest hit, Noah detonates…… Continue reading Pop Star Jihadi by Nick Tyrone

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The longlist for the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is here!

I love awards season and I love books, so naturally each time there’s a new bookish prize out there, I NEED to talk about it! And this one is extra special because all the books here are on my TBR! The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is aimed towards young writers under the age…… Continue reading The longlist for the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is here!

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Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr.

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis When a homeless war veteran is beaten to death by the police, stormy protests ensue, engulfing a small New Jersey town. Soon after, three cops are gunned down.…… Continue reading Justice Gone by N. Lombardi Jr.

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A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

On Friday, at 5:30pm, Starmark in association with the Australian Consulate-General, hosted an event–a conversation with the award-winning author Markus Zusak. A bunch of us, bloggers and bookstagrammers, flocked to the bookstore to see our favourite author in person. It was a tightly-packed space, and I may or may not have accidentally (and quite inappropriately)…… Continue reading A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

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No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.

There, I said it. I first read the book when I was a teenager, and yes, my first impression was that of a tragic love story too. But re-reading it and years of watching popular culture tell women that the tortured hero is sexy and “partner material” has convinced me otherwise. And now I’m going…… Continue reading No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.