Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo Opening sentence: “I must leave this city today and come to you.” Stay With Me is the debut novel from African author, Ayobami Adebayo and has been on my TBR radar for quite a few months. It was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction this year and I’ve […]

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Opinion: Emerald Street Literary Festival

Yesterday, I spent a delightful day at the Emerald Street Literary Festival. Emerald Street is a daily fashion / lifestyle / literary / food email – online magazine in email form if you will – and I always look forward to it pinging into my inbox. The venue for the literary festival was the beautiful […]

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Review: The Power

The Power by Naomi Alderman I heard about this book through Instagram. I have a bookstagram for this blog, dedicated to my love of books and I follow lots of similar bookish accounts. I kept reading great things about The Power – that it was an impactful feminist novel, a stunning dystopian read, even that it […]

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