Book Review // The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue – A Grand Tour of Mischief and Mayhem

Details Title: The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue Author: Mackenzi Lee Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Age: YA Genre: Historical, Romance Released: June 27th, 2017 Trigger Warnings: Physical & parental abuse, homophobia, racism, alcoholism,  Representation: Bisexual, African-British, implied asexual, m│m romance, epilepsy Synopsis*:Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to … Continue reading Book Review // The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue – A Grand Tour of Mischief and Mayhem

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