mini reviews 2
Mini reviews

Mini reviews #2! I’m Back And Ready To Read Again Crooked Kingdom, Dispatches from the Heart, Tell Me You're Mine, An American Princess and Canopy Harvest

So it’s been a week roughly now that I’m back from my travels, and I’ve got a few reviews to get off my back! This is an assorted batch of books again, so let’s go! A GIF of Napoleon from a painting, riding on a penguin sliding on his belly on the snow. It’s pretty hilarious. Crooked Kingdom, ★★★★✬ 4.5…

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enemies to lovers
Discussion, Problematic

[Discussion] Why Authors Should Take Extra Care When Writing Enemies To Lovers And Why I Avoid That Trope At All Costs #bullying #abuse

There hasn’t been a discussion post on my blog for a while, and there especially hasn’t been one which is… painful to discuss. I hope this won’t bring out all the trolls of the universe, but… I just have to talk about this. A GIF of a man, chewing on his fingernails and looking concerned So today… I want to…

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town in bloom playing to the gods
Biographies, Fiction, Loved-it, NetGalley, Non-fiction, Women's

Theatre, Acting, Positivity and a Dash of Reality The Town in Bloom by Dodie Smith and Playing to the Gods by Peter Rader

Oddly enough, although I have nothing to do with theatre and go to one very rarely, my vacation time was uncannily theatre-themed last month. First of all, I spent the start of August in a kids camp where my boyfriend works, and the camp is being led by an actress who owns a theatre. So there were a few plays by…

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caseroom
Fiction, Historical, Women's

[Historical] Women’s Struggle Entering The Workforce In Publishing The Caseroom by Kate Hunter

The Caseroom is a historical novel on the harsh realities of women first entering the workforce, reimbursed only ‘half as good’ as the men, and considered true enemies by the males in the workforce. Excluded out of every possible union and denied companionship, women still didn’t give up. This is a tale of Iza and the hardships she suffered not only…

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spaceship next door
Edelweiss, Genre-bender, Loved-it, Scifi

[Scifi] A Sleepy Town With A Big Mystery… And A Spaceship The Spaceship Next Door by Gene Doucette

I gobbled The Spaceship Next Door up. I just inhaled it! It plain seeped through my fingers, it was so good! And THEN I learned that it was independently published in 2015, and then picked up by John Joseph Adams/Mariner! Why? Because it’s just so good. And now? I am tempted to not wait till they release the sequel and just get the self-pubbed…

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real quanta
Non-fiction

[Nonfic] There Is Magic In Our Universe, And It’s In Science Real Quanta: How the World of Particles Is Becoming More and More Commonplace by Martijn van Calmthout

Ah, physics, my love. It’s so easy to forget you. You make yourself a tough mistress to keep – one has to always pay you attention to even remember how to talk to you or read you. But when one does, there is such a big reward. Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★☆ 4 stars Real Quanta…

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fated sky
Fiction, Loved-it, NetGalley, Scifi, Society, Women's

[Scifi] The Lady Astronaut Fights Racism On The Way To Mars The Fated Sky by Mary Robinette Kowal

My long awaited sequel of The Calculating stars (review here) turned out to be just as amazing as the first book! After closing the last page, I was just as devastated as the first time round that I have to leave the world of this story. The Lady Astronaut books remain the kind of story you don’t really want to leave. Check out…

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erotic stories for punjabi widows
Fiction, Loved-it, Rising star, Well known books, Women's

[Women’s] You’d Think This Is Controversial, But It’s Just Human… And Beautiful Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows was… Amazing. That’s all I can say about it in short, because if I open my mouth to talk more, I might just never shut up about it. Despite the really scandalous sounding name, you should really, really, REALLY read this book. It’s especially recommended to women. It might change your understanding of womanhood, and…

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