Reading about rape is a hard thing, but sometimes so necessary to remind myself of the battle I've won. Speak is another one of those books that won over a special place in my heart.
After reading the Paranormalcy-trilogy by Kiersten White, I wondered whether her newer work would be more up my alley so.. I dove into some horror!
After having read Kate Watson's somewhat retellings of Mansfield Park and Great Expectations, I was curious to see what she'd do with mythology. Let's see how it went!
Two queer authors got together and decided to write a queer retelling of King Arthur - science fiction-style! Is it worth it? YES, YES AND YES.
I've read and loved a bunch of C.C. Hunter's older work - including the Shadow Falls-series and This Heart of Mine - which I actually reviewed earlier this year! To say Hunter has a special place in my bookworm-heart is.. an understatement? I simply can't help but get all enthusiastic the moment I hear there's something new being released in the future and.. it was no different this time around.
Oppression and racism is real in our world - for some more so than for others - and this book shows us how things could be. How we don't want things to be. How things already are in some places. Read it, is all I have to say.
It took me a while to get my thoughts straight enough to write this review, but I managed to do so eventually! Here's my review on the BEST retelling I've read so far - A Curse So Dark And Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer!