Three Dark Crowns is a young adult fantasy novel about three sisters who must perform a fight to the death in order to covet the throne. It’s worth saying that this kind of book would usually be at the bottom of my to be read list (there’s nothing wrong with the genre it just isn’t… Continue reading Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake Review
Booksmart is an excellent directorial debut from Olivia Wild that feels like the classic summer comedy which has been updated to represent the current generation, while simultaneously celebrating female friendship in all its complexity. The movie begins on the last day of school for Molly (played by Beanie Feldstein) and Amy (portrayed by Kaitlyn Dever),… Continue reading BOOKSMART review
WARNING: Spoilers ahead!! (Also TW: Sexual assault will come up in this article) I have a very complicated relationship with the show. I think a lot of us have since the show went off the books post Season 5. Reactions of mine have been anywhere from simply rolling my eyes at the weak ass dialogue… Continue reading My thoughts on Game of Thrones
Rest assured, no spoilers will be here. The two series have flown by us in a flash. Now, I will say there seems to a rising trend in TV with flawed, sex-crazed and single female protagonists. Shows that come to mind include: "Girls" or "Chewing Gum" (which incidentally I reviewed last year!) or even perhaps… Continue reading Fleabag: An End of An Era
3* It’s hard to know what angle to review this book from. It feels wrong to talk about writing style, “plot”, and the usual technical aspects of written work, as this is a text rooted in someone’s life. It exists to portray a life, and tell a story, rather than as a stylistic masterpiece. Educated… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover
The conversation about mental health is blowing up on UEA campus right now. It's evident that the university isn't keeping up with the rate at which students need support, and in some cases, professional services. At UEA Feminist Book Club we wanted to remind our members, and the wider student body, that we're always happy to… Continue reading Reaching Out: Mental Health @ UEA
I was first introduced to Jameela Jamil through her appearance as Tahani in Netflix’s The Good Place (an excellent show). She is also a radio host, presenter, and has most recently been drawn into the public eye due her bold activism. One of the issues that Jamil is most known for addressing is airbrushing. She… Continue reading Who is Jameela Jamil?