ARC Mini-review: Pomegranate Seeds by Melissa Jennings

I was sent this book by the author as an advanced copy for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own.  Summary: A collection of 6 poems about finding out how much the heart can take and where it truly belongs. The poetry collection also explores the author's personal journey towards realising that they are … Continue reading ARC Mini-review: Pomegranate Seeds by Melissa Jennings

ARC Mini Review: Honeybee by Trista Mateer

I was sent this book as an advanced copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own.  Summary: You will meet people in your lifetime who demand to have poems written about them. It’s not something they say. It’s something about their hands, the shape of their mouths, the … Continue reading ARC Mini Review: Honeybee by Trista Mateer

ARC review: The witch doesn’t burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace

I was sent this book as an advanced copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own.  Summary: The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize … Continue reading ARC review: The witch doesn’t burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace

ARC review: DROPKICKromance by Cyrus Parker

  I was sent this book as an advanced copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own.  Summary: A collection of autobiographical poetry about healing and learning to love again from professional-wrestler-turned-poet, Cyrus Parker. The first half of DROPKICKromance focuses on a toxic, long-distance relationship the author was involved … Continue reading ARC review: DROPKICKromance by Cyrus Parker