The Stairwell by Michael Longley | Book Review

Michael Longley’s poetry collection is very varied and touches on a plethora of subjects, starting with war, history, grief and loss, but mostly nature and the speaker’s relationship with nature. The book was sent to me by Libris, for which I am thankful, and you can find it on Libris.ro. If anything, at points I … Continue reading The Stairwell by Michael Longley | Book Review

A One-Star Read: For When She’s Feeling Blue by Edgar Holmes | Book Review

One of my goals for this year in terms of reading is to read more poetry, hence why I picked up For When She’s Feeling Blue by Edgar Holmes, which you can find on libris.ro. Although I might come off as a grinch, I can’t help noting that this is the least enjoyable poetry collection … Continue reading A One-Star Read: For When She’s Feeling Blue by Edgar Holmes | Book Review

Galatea by Madeline Miller | Book Review

Galatea by Madeline Miller, which you can find on libris.ro, was sent to me by the lovely people from Libris, for which I am very thankful, and is one of my most anticipated reads of 2022. Additionally, it is the book I knew I had to read (both for its approach to the myth and … Continue reading Galatea by Madeline Miller | Book Review

murdering mother nature

the air is whiffing with flowers,the gusts of wind shakethe trees blooming for the skiesand showering gardens inpink and white and yellow petals,starlings and warblesand robins are singing too,and bees awaken to sacrifice themselvesfor the nectar blessing our tongues.there is rebirth, rejoice,renewal, resurrection amidst the havoc.we are slowly but surelymurdering Mother Nature,yet here she is, … Continue reading murdering mother nature

Heir of Blood and Secrets by Linda Xia | Book Review

Linda Xia’s Heir of Blood and Secrets is a young adult mystery novel set in a rather dystopian world, one in which, as she clearly establishes from the first pages, the discrepancies between social classes and race are predominant. The book revolves around the story of Scylla, an heir having to prove herself when those … Continue reading Heir of Blood and Secrets by Linda Xia | Book Review