'She's sleet and granite/ Space rock shattering the planet' - Hold Your Own. How badass is that quote? I've been away for a long time adulting and I'm going to be honest it's been really, really tough going in May and June. I've decided it was high time to return to my one true love, … Continue reading Kate Tempest |Two Mini Reviews!
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Five stars. Heart-breaking. Conversation-starting. This is a book that can only be properly described by compounds. Homegoing is Gyasi's debut novel, it starts with a fire lit by an enslaved woman called Mamee. Little does Mamee know her fire will burn message across the ages long after her own death. Mamee … Continue reading #9 Homegoing| A good book and a cup of tea
5 stars - Wonder is charming, funny, heart-warming and transports you back to being ten years old. WONDERFUL IN FACT (SORRY I HAD TO). This is one of those books that has buzz that proceeds it, which always worries me a bit because I always have this nagging fear that I'll be the one reader … Continue reading #6 Wonder | A good book and a cup of tea
Quietly magical but too subdued in parts. 3.5 stars. As a work of fantasy this is beautiful, Kirsty Logan creates a world spilt into two clans: Damplings who live and work on the sea and Landlockers who are fiercely protective of the small patches of earth they own. The Gracekeepers follows the lives and troubles of … Continue reading #5 The Gracekeepers | A good book a cup of tea
Here on whatfifound we like books. Today I've got my first ever review for you chaps. It's on a YA novel that I'm sure a few of you have heard of... I actually found this review on the 'draft' bit of an old blog I had back on blogger back when I was 15 and … Continue reading #1 | A good book & a nice cup of tea