Bucket baths, bust down shoes and belly grumbles: Empress & Aniya is Candice Carty-Williams’ teens revisited

Dubbed South London’s answer to body-swap comedy Freaky Friday, Candice Carty-Williams’ new YA novel Empress & Aniya feels like exactly the kind of book I would have lapped up on the floor of my local library’s YA section. Yet it speaks to a younger me in a far more intimate and healing way than I … Continue reading Bucket baths, bust down shoes and belly grumbles: Empress & Aniya is Candice Carty-Williams’ teens revisited