Category: Reading Challenges

Kugali Anthology – Review, 4*

Kugali Anthology Vol. 1 by Jasonas Lamy, Hafeez Oluwa, Aiman Mimiko, Juni Ba, Keenan Kornegay, Ziki Nelson, Gbenle Maverick (Illustrator), Carlos Montenegro (Illustrator) , Cristina Alvarez (Illustrator) I enjoyed the art work but I’ll be honest, I can’t say for sure I was following the stories. I’m not sure...

Love, Lies, & Hocus Pocus: Beginnings – Review, 2*

Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus by Lydia Sherrer I can’t say I overly enjoyed this book. It’s not a bad book, it’s just not for me. I didn’t like the protagonist and I didn’t like the plot set up. Which are the two main components of books, so, yeah....

The Hate U Give – Review, 5*

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas This review will not do the book justice. I absolutely loved this, I teared up in the staff room and on buses. The characters are wonderfully written, their speech, actions, and personality made them fully realised in my head in a way...

My Brother’s Husband – Review 5*

My Brother’s Husband by Gengorah Tagame I thoroughly enjoyed this manga. In it we watch as Yaichi struggles with his own homophobia, directed without intent by his daughter who is just fully accepting of the possibility of having two uncles who are married. Interestingly, although he has difficulties with...

Hitting the books

So, after a few too many years of not having the time, inclination, or ability to read as much as I used to about 18 months ago I decided to get back into reading, I mostly re-read the books I had on hand because money was tight but it...