Blog Tour | Book Review: The Woman in the Purple Skirt by Natsuko Imamura

Today, I'm kicking off the blog tour for The Woman in the Purple Skirt by Natsuko Imamura, and I'm calling on fans of Japanese fiction, or those looking to read some, to read this book! The Woman in the Purple Skirt is being watched. Someone is following her, always perched just out of sight, monitoring … Continue reading Blog Tour | Book Review: The Woman in the Purple Skirt by Natsuko Imamura

Blog Tour | Urbane’s 12 Days of Christmas: A Monster by Violet by Laura Wake *Author Q&A & Book Review* @LauraWakeWriter @urbanebooks

Welcome to my second stop on Urbane’s 12 Days of Christmas Blog Tour, today I’ve got a Q&A with Laura Wake, author of A Monster by Violet, and I’ll also be sharing my review of Wake’s debut novel, which I received a copy of in my Urbane Book Club subscription. Q&A with Laura Wake: Q) … Continue reading Blog Tour | Urbane’s 12 Days of Christmas: A Monster by Violet by Laura Wake *Author Q&A & Book Review* @LauraWakeWriter @urbanebooks

Book Review: Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan

Beauty is a Wound was September’s Babbling Book Club selection; drawn in completely by the cover, I decided to read along. Book Description: The epic novel Beauty Is a Wound combines history, satire, family tragedy, legend, humor, and romance in a sweeping polyphony. The beautiful Indo prostitute Dewi Ayu and her four daughters are beset … Continue reading Book Review: Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan

Book Review: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

When people saw I was reading A Little Life, the comments came thick and fast: “I absolutely adored this book, it was my favourite that I read last year…”, “I love this book so much”, “Loved it and it destroyed me”, “…absolutely wrecked me”, “incredible book”, and so on and so forth. So, you can … Continue reading Book Review: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara