30-Day Book Challenge: Day 11 – Book You Hated

Day 11: A book you hated. The Geisha with the Green Eyes by India Miller as it does nothing but fetishize and sexualise Japanese people and is loaded with incorrect information about Japanese history and culture. This is the perfect example of cultural appropriation and use of romanticised stereotypes as a means of lazy and disrespectful…

30-Day Book Challenge: Day 03 – Favourite Series

Day 03: Your favourite series. Dune by Frank Herbert is my favourite science-fiction series. While I love all of the other additions—The Legends of Dune, The Prequels of Dune, and The Schools of Dune written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson—that have worked to expand and flesh out the universe initially crafted by the…

The Birthday Book Challenge

October is usually the only month out of the year that I enjoy immensely. Aside from it being my birthday month, it’s also the first full month of Autumn, which is one of my favourite seasons. It’s a wonderful excuse to wear sweaters and boots, drink hot chocolate, and eat pumpkin spice flavoured everything. I…