The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

The Bloody Chamber is a collection of short stories that are a feminist retelling of classic fairytales. It’s also insanely dark and horrifying. I loved every second of it. In the future, I’d like to reread this one. Reading a book full of short stories for class is wonderful. You don’t need to remember whatContinue reading “The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter”

We the Animals by Justin Torres

I don’t remember much about this book other than the pure relief I had while reading it. The book itself is kind of sad. All I can recall is random scenes that don’t make sense without context. But what I really loved reading this was how easy it was. I had a really long readingContinue reading “We the Animals by Justin Torres”

Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai

If I had a nickel for every time I read a book about Sri Lanka for my degree, I’d have two nickels. That’s not a lot but it’s weird that it happened twice. I never knew Sri Lanka even existed before I started University, but now it’s this beautiful, far away place. It’s the littleContinue reading “Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai”

Bastard out of Carolina by Dorthy Allison

Funny story about this book. Not only did I forget to read it, but I accidentally purchased two copies of it. In my defence, I was in my second year and I was having a rough time that semester. I was in a speech performance class for Drama, and I’m 85% sure the professor hatedContinue reading “Bastard out of Carolina by Dorthy Allison”

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