Young and Lonely: Gail Honeyman’s ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’

A little late I know, I'm sorry - but I'm back with March's Read of the month! When deciding specifically what to include for this month, I knew it had to be Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. While March was a big one for women (with International Womens' Day andย Mothers' Day), I didn't … Continue reading Young and Lonely: Gail Honeyman’s ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’

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The Evolution of the Fairytale: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

In homage of 100 years of women's vote this month, for February's read of the month I have decided to revisit a text that I studied during my college years and one of a different form than the usual novel: a short story. Short stories are perfect if you feel that you don't have enough … Continue reading The Evolution of the Fairytale: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

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Read of the month: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Sci-fi is the perfect escape from reality. If that's something you're looking for at the moment, then I would definitely recommend Binti, byย Nnedi Okorafor. The text itself is a story focused on challenging yourself and pushing boundaries, but also one of positivity and new relationships. The reverse-colonial narrative follows the eponymous herione Binti, who sets … Continue reading Read of the month: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor