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Not-so-modern girl

a girl living in the wrong century who loves reading, writing and all things book-ish

Review: ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ by Truman Capote

Yesterday I started, and finished, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' by Truman Capote. This is an incredibly short novel, but even so I really enjoyed it, and I liked the fact that I could read it in an afternoon! 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'... Continue Reading →

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Feminist Fridays: Recap

Hi there, just a quick post today! I saw this feature on Holly's blog the other day, and I'm not sure where it originated, but I love anything feminist, and so I thought I'd do my own Feminist Friday post... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘The First Wife’ by Emily Barr

I realise I published my review of 'Hotel Iris' by Yoko Ogawa very recently, but after reading a review for 'The One Memory of Flora Banks' on RachaelDewhurst's blog, I felt inspired to write a review of this book, as... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Hotel Iris’ by Yoko Ogawa

Hi there! I've just finished reading this book, which was translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder, and I have lots of thoughts on it, so I thought I would write a review straight away to give my thoughts and... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Everyday Sexism’ by Laura Bates

I picked up this book from a special table in Waterstones aimed at displaying feminist reads, and I couldn't go away without buying something! I have wanted to read this book for a while, after hearing about the Everyday Sexism... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Jane Digby’s Diary: To Begin, Begin’ by C. R. Hurst

I reviewed this book in exchange for an online copy of the book. I really enjoyed reading this book, and learning about Jane Digby, an English heroine and strong woman whom I previously knew very little about. Despite being written... Continue Reading →

The Mystery Blogger Award #2

Hi again! I was recently nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Leo Lozado- check out his fantastic blog here. Thank you so much for nominating me, I've not done one of these posts for ages, so I'm excited to... Continue Reading →

Ireland: A Move in the Right Direction?

Hi, all. First, I just wanted to announce that I have finally finished exams, so you'll be hearing a lot more from me in the coming months! And secondly, I wanted to celebrate something far more important. Yesterday, on 26th... Continue Reading →

Misogyny- what’s it all about?

Hi there! This is a crucial time of year for me, as I am revising for my end of year exams, finishing up my first year of University. So of course, I thought that I should take a break from... Continue Reading →

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