Book Review // Appetite – Holy Fatphobia

Details Title: Appetite Author: Anita Cassidy Publisher: Red Door Publishing Age: Adult Genre: Contemporary Released: January 11th, 2018 Trigger Warnings: Fatphobia Synopsis*: Because everyone hungers for something... Food and Sex: two appetites the modern world stimulates, but also the ones we are expected to keep under control. But what happens when we don't? Embarking on an affair, lonely wife … Continue reading Book Review // Appetite – Holy Fatphobia

Book Review // Thief’s Cunning – Uh Oh, Alegra Fucked Up

Details Title: Thief's Cunning Author: Sarah Ahiers Publisher: HarperTeen Age: YA Genre: Fantasy, Romance Released: June 13th, 2017 Trigger Warnings: Violence, Death Representation: Person/s of colour Synopsis*: Allegra has always had to look over her shoulder. As the niece of the infamous assassin Lea Saldana, Allegra is used to hiding from people who want her dead. Once the strongest clipper family … Continue reading Book Review // Thief’s Cunning – Uh Oh, Alegra Fucked Up

Book Review // Riot Days – Rise Up

Details Title: Riot Days Author: Maria Alyokhina Publisher: Allen Lane Genre: Memoir Released: September 14th, 2017 Trigger Warnings: Being held prisoner, violence? Representation: Feminist Synopsis*: In February 2012, after smuggling an electric guitar into Moscow's iconic central cathedral, Maria Alyokhina and other members of the radical collective Pussy Riot performed a provocative "Punk Prayer," taking on the Orthodox … Continue reading Book Review // Riot Days – Rise Up

Book Review // The Radical Element – There is Nothing More Radical Than Being Yourself

Details Title: The Radical Element Author: Jessica Spotswood, Anna-Marie McLemore, Sarvenaz Tash, Sara Farizan, Marieke Nijkamp, Meg Medina, Erin Bowman, Stacey Lee, Mackenzi Lee, Dhonielle Clayton, Dahlia Adler Publisher: Candlewick Press Age: YA Genre: Historical Released: March 13th, 2018 Trigger Warnings: Physical and Domestic abuse Representation: Person/s of colour, Feminist, LGBTQIAP+, Autism Synopsis*: In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light … Continue reading Book Review // The Radical Element – There is Nothing More Radical Than Being Yourself

Book Review // Nasty Women – These Women Are Having None of Your Shit

Details Title: Nasty Women Author: Laura Lam, Ren Aldridge, Nadine Aisha Jassat, Sasha De Buyl-Pisco, Elise Hines, Alice Tarbuck, Jonatha Kottler, Chitra Ramaswamy, Christina Neuwirth, Belle Owen, Zeba Talkhani, Katie Muriel, Joelle A. Owusu, Kaite Welsh, Claire L. Heuchan, Jen McGregor, Mel Reeve, Sim Bajwa, Becca Inglis, Rowan C. Clarke, Kristy Diaz Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publisher: 404 Ink Age: Adult Genre: Non-Fiction Released: March 8th, 2017 Trigger Warnings: Sexual assault, rape, abuse in various … Continue reading Book Review // Nasty Women – These Women Are Having None of Your Shit