Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

You all know how much I love book boxes, and my constant search to find one suited to my reading tastes, and hopefully to yours too! So I'm thrilled to introduce you to my latest book box find - Heady Mix. When I received an email from the team behind the box, asking if I'd … Continue reading Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

Book Review: The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop

Winthrop’s latest novel, The Mercy Seat, publishes June 14th. As the sun begins to set over Louisiana one October day in 1943, a young black man faces the final hours of his life: at midnight, eighteen-year-old Willie Jones will be executed by electric chair for raping a white girl - a crime some believe he … Continue reading Book Review: The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

I’d not heard of this book until Diverse Books Club announced it as one of their September reads. Naturally, after reading the synopsis, I had to get myself a copy and join in. Book Description: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has … Continue reading Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

#DiverseATHON *Buddy Read* Book Review: Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

After a thoroughly enjoyable buddy read of Different Class by Joanne Harris, which you can read all about here, the blog has returned to Vienna, Austria – this time myself and Caecilia paired up to read Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino. We read this book as part of #diverseATHON, a week long … Continue reading #DiverseATHON *Buddy Read* Book Review: Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino