Category: Fiction

  • Red, White & Royal Blue || By Casey McQuiston

    Red, White & Royal Blue || By Casey McQuiston

    Year of Publication: 2019 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. Red, White & Royal Blue was one of those books that was all over my TikTok feed for a minute and at some point. Looking back at it all, I knew I’d read the book…

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  • Yellowface|| By Rebecca F. Kuang

    Yellowface|| By Rebecca F. Kuang

    Year of Publication: 2023 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. First of all, WHAT?! This is the second time I’ve engaged with Rebecca F. Kuang’s work. The first was reading book 1 of The Poppy War series which is genres apart from Yellowface. Yellowface, is the one…

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  • The Invisible Life Of Addie LaRuE|| By V.E. Schwab

    The Invisible Life Of Addie LaRuE|| By V.E. Schwab

    Year of Publication: 2020 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. I’ve high key been smitten by V.E. Schwab since I first read her in the Monsters of Verity duology. She has this lyricism and nuance to her writing that is unmatched, and most attractive to me…

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  • Bridge|| By Lauren Beukes

    Bridge|| By Lauren Beukes

    Year of Publication: 2023 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was Gifted by The Tandem Collective SA and Exclusive  Books for readalong purposes If life has infinite realities and you exist in all, imagine being able to choose in which world you would you’d rather exist. Bridge follows Bridget Kattinger and her neuroscientist mother Jo…

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  • Thicker Than Water|| By Rudzani Khashane

    Thicker Than Water|| By Rudzani Khashane

    Year of Publication: 2023 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by The Author for review purposes. Thicker Than Water is a coming of age story told through the lens of two sisters who couldn’t be further apart in character. Zoe, the older sister is a rebel, free spirit and seemingly reckless…

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  • Where We Belong|| By Thandeka Makhubu

    Where We Belong|| By Thandeka Makhubu

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by The Author for review purposes. Where We Belong is a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. Based in modern-day Johannesburg, the book navigates the lives of the men in Banele’s life, through his lens, while telling his coming of age…

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  • The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo || By Taylor Jenkins Reid

    The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo || By Taylor Jenkins Reid

    Year of Publication: 2017 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. No matter how much of life we may assume to understand. Love is one of the most evasive of theories. One minute it’s anatomy is within grasp and the next, you can only wish…

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  • Before I Let Go || By Kennedy Ryan

    Before I Let Go || By Kennedy Ryan

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.75 Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. I’m a sucker for black love stories. And, to be honest, the older I grow the more I want ‘adult’ love stories that reflect my current stage in life. So when I peeled the…

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  • Things My Mother Left Me || By Pulane Mlilo Mpondo

    Things My Mother Left Me || By Pulane Mlilo Mpondo

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Blackbird Books for review purposes. I prefer to break up my short story reviews into the various stories on offer in order to give a sense of what each story is about. My overall rating of this book is…

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  • The Atlas Paradox || By Olivie Blake

    The Atlas Paradox || By Olivie Blake

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.75 Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. Well excuse me Ms Olivie Blake ma’m! Ma’m!? Let me just say off the bat that I’m utterly, devastatingly shattered that book 3 is only coming out in January 2024. I wept. Let’s chat…

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