I've been wanting to do a post on this for a while, because I love nothing more than a good book cover, and nothing more than that than the whackiest, wildest, most unnecessarily upsetting book cover you've ever seen.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of my favourite historical figures.
At the end of last year's move, I had 17 boxes (the regular moving kind) full of books.
It is strange to think that it's been twenty years, and that within that time so many people all over the world have been affected by Harry Potter.
This book was an ambitious project for Madeline Miller's first novel. It tells the story of Patroclus and Achilles, heroes of the Iliad, the ancient Homeric song/poem of the Trojan War.
A Starlight Woman, as I would define her, is a woman who basically has everything, or at least everything that our society values.
Binti is inextricably linked to her people via their traditions and beliefs, but she also desperately wants to learn, and this internal conflict sets the tone ...