My Rainbow TBR

Pride month may be over, but that doesn’t mean issues related are of any less importance. It hurts that even now, in the 21st century, somebody’s sexuality or identification is a problem for many. Topics surrounding LGBT+ has taken a pivotal place in the current political debate in Poland in light of presidential elections, making … Continue reading My Rainbow TBR

What I Read in June

I have read 15 books in June, mostly fiction, with one wonderful exception, Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink, which stole my heart. It may seem that I have read less in June, but some of the novels I have picked up were quite lengthily. Not to mention that June has generally been a weird month … Continue reading What I Read in June

ARC Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman

“As Georgia starts university with her best friends, Pip and Jason, in a whole new town far from home, she’s ready to find romance, and with her outgoing roommate on her side and a place in the Shakespeare Society, her ‘teenage dream’ is in sight. But when her romance plan wreaks havoc amongst her friends, … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman

100 Books I Read: Mid-Year Wrap Up

One thing for sure, I haven’t had a big reading slump this year at all. In less than 6 months, I have finished 100 books (well, 104 now) and it’s partially because I have suffered super long commute from East London to Oxford daily before the lockdown started and now, for the last couple of … Continue reading 100 Books I Read: Mid-Year Wrap Up

Book Review: ‘Something to Talk About’ by Meryl Wilsner

“Hollywood powerhouse Jo is photographed making her assistant Emma laugh on the red carpet, and just like that, the tabloids declare them a couple. The so-called scandal couldn't come at a worse time - threatening Emma's promotion and Jo's new movie.” (Amazon) Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for my e-copy of this book. … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Something to Talk About’ by Meryl Wilsner

ARC Review: ‘This Is Not A Love Story’ by Mary Hargreaves

“Maggie Gardiner isn't good enough. She had six glasses of wine at a work conference, woke up covered in curry and has accidentally ended up living with the boring guy who was supposed to be a one night stand. Something has to change. Every other twenty-something on Instagram seems to have their sh*t together, so … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘This Is Not A Love Story’ by Mary Hargreaves

Flash Fiction: The Whispers

One of my writing goals this month to write more short pieces, so here's flash fiction inspired by Rue and Lou's prompt: Never seen a ghost like... While the connection between my little piece and this prompt may not be completely obvious, it is something I want to explore more in a short story, so this … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Whispers

What I Want to Write in June

Today, I want to talk about something else. Writing! In April I completed my CampNaNoWriMo ending on 55 thousand words, but in May I hit writer’s block, and barely managed to write at all. I still read a lot. You can read about all the books I read in May here. But I wasn’t motivated … Continue reading What I Want to Write in June

What I Read in May

I read a lot. Insanely a lot. But for a couple of years, between moving to a different country, university, and so on, I have been in a very long reading slump until I finished my dissertation and found the joy in reading again. It was also the year when I have done short work … Continue reading What I Read in May

Book Review: ‘Young Mind Young Body’ by Sue Ziang

 "By following the common-sense approach to supporting mindset, lifestyle, and food choices that Sue Ziang details in Young Mind Young Body, you can embrace and savor life with ease and grace while potentially enjoying the following benefits as by-products of a happy and fulfilled life -  body, mind, heart, and soul." (Amazon) Thank you to … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Young Mind Young Body’ by Sue Ziang