Book Review | Stranger, Baby by Emily Berry

DSC_0252Stranger, Baby is a book of poetry by up-and-coming poet Emily Berry. In this collection, a mixture of poetry, play, and prose, Berry has a sense of fantasy, humour, estrangement. Berry digs deep into her past of childhood loss and dedicates this book to her mother. A book of mourning, exhilaration and the ocean: ‘A meditation on a want that can never be answered.’ย 

It took me a while to get into this book of poetry. Berry is a writer of wonder. She writes wonderfully, but I don’t really read much poetry like this. Continue reading

Book Review | The Graces by Laure Eve

Everyone said the Graces were witches.

the-gracesLike everyone else in her town, River is obsessed with the Graces. Sheโ€™ll do anything to prove that she can be one of them, too. But are they really what they seem? Or are they more dangerous than River can imagine? – Adapted from Goodreads Continue reading