Review: Iron Widow (Xiran Jay Zhao) | an epic YA futuristic fantasy full of feminism, Chinese history and interesting (aka badass) characters who smash the patriarchy!

From now on, I'll only ever be able to associate the word "epic" with Iron widow. This book is so hard to describe, but that one word pretty much summarises it all for me. This feminist YA scifi/fantasy is...definitely something else! Xiran Jay Zhao's debut is just so much at once; a futuristic novel, yet…

Most anticipated releases of September 2021 | Prepare yourself for some dark and diverse reads with the *best* concepts! | Diversify your reading in 2021!

Yes, you read that correctly: it's time to add some books to your TBR again! September is bringing us so many amazing diverse books, whether you're more into (YA) fantasy, contemporary or thriller (and there's a lot of horror this month, too)! After reading a dozen of synopses (no, I am not exaggerating this time),…

Most anticipated releases of August 2021 | A good month for diverse YA fiction, dark academia and feminist books | Diversify your reading in 2021!

Yes, you read that correctly: it's time to add some books to your TBR again! August is bringing us so many amazing diverse books, whether you're more into YA fantasy, contemporary or thriller! After reading a dozen of synopses (no, I am not exaggerating this time), I've been able to compile a list of books…

Review: Trouble girls (Julia Lynn Rubin) | reading one of my most anticipated releases—a feminist YA novel with morally grey sapphics

Can you really blame me for reading so many sapphic books when they have concepts like this? I mean, this book almost seemed to be written for me, that's how perfect it sounded. Not only is it dark and sapphic; it's also marketed as feminist, raw and honest, and has many elements I adore. Who…