Book Review: Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

Book Review: Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

Set in England during the 1890s, Tipping the Velvetis a coming-of-age narrative about a young woman named Nan who falls in love with a male impersonator. On the surface, they become a singing and dancing double act, basking in their glittering career on stage. Behind...
Book Review: Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

I saw this book as a battle, one fought out between Julian and Edith for the winning of Ava’s attention. But within this battle ensues complications regarding money, sexuality and power. Ava lives in Hong Kong but is originally from Dublin. She spends a lot of time...
Book Review: Leah on the Offbeat

Book Review: Leah on the Offbeat

In honour of Pride month, it seems only fitting to discuss Becky Albertalli’s coming-of-age novel Leah on the Offbeat. Releasedin 2018, Albertalli treated fans once again with her quirky narrative style. Serving as a spin-off to her smash hit Simon vs the Homo Sapiens...

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