Tag Archives: Literary

Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur

I decided I wanted to engage with some more poetry. And I had a load of audible credits to use… so hey, why not in audio form. Free books (not free books, but I already paid, so it feels like … Continue reading

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The Porpoise – Mark Haddon

I am, of course, a sucker for anything classics-related. Because some things never change. So I came across something that was being well-received and had tenuous links to classical mythology? Sold. I barely even read the blurb. Which, if I’m … Continue reading

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The Changeling – Victor LaValle

I really ought to get started on the Hugos, but the Becky Chambers is staring at me none-too-welcomingly so… I’m procrastinating it a little while longer. Which turned out to be a good decision, because apparently, the World Fantasy Award … Continue reading

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Ghost Wall – Sarah Moss

I’d been looking at this for a while but not got round to it, so when it turned up in the Women’s Prize longlist, it was the kick I needed to actually get round to reading it. Good decision all … Continue reading

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The Familiars – Stacey Halls

I bought this on a whim, really. Not actually because it was pretty (though it really rather is), but because it felt exactly like what I wanted to read at that moment – escapist, female-focussed, historical and a little bit … Continue reading

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The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock – Imogen Hermes Gowar

And back to literary again. I took this one away with me on a long weekend out of London, thinking I’d a) be busy playing board games and b) it’s a heckin’ chonker of a book and so one book … Continue reading

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Everything Under – Daisy Johnson

I’m not going to commit myself to reading the Booker shortlist every year (certainly not on top of the Nebulas and the Hugos), but I am keen to read more critically acclaimed literary fiction, as a general rule. And when … Continue reading

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