ARC Review: Cloud Cuckoo Land

Happy Sunday, everyone! I know I’ve been gone a while, so I wanted to start with a little life update. I’m in my last semester of grad school now and in the depths of job hunting – since I’m not American, not finding a job basically equates to having to leave the country, which isContinue reading “ARC Review: Cloud Cuckoo Land”

Book Review: No One is Talking About This | Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Happy June everyone! Seriously though, how are we already in June? Time is flying by like never before. Since work has started, I am operating on a bit of a delay with my reviews but I’ve got some good ones coming up. Something I did want to do is tackle all the shortlisted novels forContinue reading “Book Review: No One is Talking About This | Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist”

Book Review: The Ones We’re Meant to Find

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 384Genre: Young adult science-fiction, dystopian, mysteryPace: Medium-fastRead if you loved: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro, Black Mirror, WestworldContent warnings: Environmental disasters, apocalyptic themes I have not been able to stop thinking about this book since I finished it. I was going to take aContinue reading “Book Review: The Ones We’re Meant to Find”

Book Review: Klara and the Sun

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Science-fiction, literary fiction, dystopianPace: SlowRead if you loved: Westworld (I haven’t read anything similar yet!)Content warnings: None Ahhh I was so excited for this book but sadly, I think I’ve got an unpopular opinion here. Klara is an Artificial Friend whose only wish is to be taken home by a loving family.Continue reading “Book Review: Klara and the Sun”

Book Review: Leave the World Behind

Overall Rating: 4/5 I stand firmly in the camp that film or TV adaptations of books rarely do them justice, but the chance of seeing what existed solely on paper and in my mind being translated to a screen far too tantalizing for me to turn away. Needless to say, when I saw the castingContinue reading “Book Review: Leave the World Behind”