My Plain Jane…✧✧✧/5

Title: My Plain Jane
Author: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Start date: February 21, 2018
Finish date: March 7, 2018
Note: Special thanks to Harper Collins for providing an ARC for review.


At last! I was anticipating the next book after reading My Lady Jane so this one was a high priority on my TBR list. I more than nabbed it right away when I opened up the delightful box Harper Collins kindly sent (I technically hoarded it right away and didn’t allow anyone else to set their eyes upon it. Perks of the job I suppose.)

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Pitch Dark…✧✧✧/5

Title: Pitch Dark
Author: Courtney Alameda
Start date: February 14, 2018
Finish date: February 21, 2018
Note: Special thanks to Raincoast Books for providing a copy for review.


What a wild ride. If I wanted to describe this book in one sentence, it would be that Pitch Dark is essentially the Dead Space franchise on crack.

Packed full of action, horrifying monsters with interesting abilities and a POC female protagonist who is fully capable of handling herself, Courtney Alameda newest Science Fiction horror will have you either hooked or wanting to log back on to your favourite zombie/monster slaying FPS video game (I recommend Killing Floor).

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Title: Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls
Author: Elizabeth Renzetti
Start date: February 1, 2018
Finish date: February 13, 2018
Note: Special thanks to House of Anansi for providing an ARC for review.


I thoroughly enjoyed this compilation of Elizabeth Renzetti’s essays on feminism. There was never a moment where I felt like I was being told off for not rolling up my sleeves, picking up my picket sign, and shouting at the government through a loudspeaker about the injustice many women have to face. Instead, Renzetti’s work is meant to create more awareness about questions you should ask yourself, regardless of what gender you identify as, about women’s roles and influences in politics (and many other industries dominated by men) and social media.

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