Category: Reading.

  • She Dreams: A review

    She Dreams: A review

    My review of ‘She Dream’ is ready to read. Find out how this book can encourage you in your pursuit of your dreams.

  • Food for the mind.

    Food for the mind.

    Books that I have read, reading right now and what I will read in the future.

  • Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 3)

    Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 3)

    Recommended reads for children and adults 10 years +

  • Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 2)

    Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 2)

    As I have previously stated in an earlier post, I am reviewing the recommended reads for year 6 at the school that I work in. It has been an absolute joy to discover these gems and to be challenged in my own reading. Just in case you haven’t read the previous post, the Facebook challenge…

  • Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 1)

    Facebook challenge (it’s not what you think, part 1)

    As you know, I work as a teaching assistant in a local primary school. Specifically, year 6, the SATs year. It was a big year for these 10/11 year olds as we prepared them for taking their tests, as well as getting them ready for moving up to secondary school. It could be high pressured…

  • Finding my forever name.

    Finding my forever name.

    What a long a long and winding road, it is to be a writer. First, there is the whole being creative and maintaining it conundrum. Then there is the ‘taking yourself seriously and believing in yourself’ trial. Next is the ‘trying new approaches’  phase. It goes without saying that every dream is not without it’s…

  • How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?

    How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?

    This book literally made me cry. It made me cry as an aspiring writer, because N.K. Jemisin’s writing is just so beautiful. The sheer scale of each short story was breathtaking. Her craft takes you on such a distinctive journey that no one story is the same, or leaves the same impression. It was a…

  • My sister, the serial killer.

    My sister, the serial killer.

    The character’s main voice, Korede is simple and provides clarity to the twist and turns of her tight rope existence of being the elder sister of a serial killer, Ayoola. What fun! I know that is strange to say, but it such an immersive story. I feel like I am there with Korede, in her…