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

‘Beyond the Pyre’ by Steve Costello

Hi! Recently I received a copy of the brand new historical book 'Beyond the Pyre' by Steve Costello in exchange for a review, and I'm really excited to get going with this, as it is the first review copy I've... Continue Reading →

Author Q&A with Cathy Cassidy

Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing an author that I loved throughout my childhood. Her books, such as 'The Chocolate Box Girls' series and standalones such as 'Scarlett', are brilliant for young adult readers, often covering important and... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘New Boy’ by Tracy Chevalier

Hi again! On Saturday I read a book recommended by Jo's Book Blog, and I absolutely loved it! 'New Boy' is a retelling of Shakespeare's play 'Othello', but instead of being set in Jacobean times, it is set in a... Continue Reading →

Worldwide Wednesday #2: Morocco

Hello again! As you know, every Wednesday I choose a country and then choose a book that is related in some way to that country, and write a bit about it! Last week's post focussed on France, so feel free... Continue Reading →

The ‘How I Choose my Books’ Tag

Hi! A bit ago I was tagged by The Orangutan Library┬áto do this tag, and it looked really fun, so thank you so much for the tag, go check out their blog as soon as you can! ­čÖé So, on... Continue Reading →

Worldwide Wednesday #1: France

Hi! Every Wednesday I am doing a post on a book from a different country, and calling it Worldwide Wednesday! Feel free to join in and create your own posts on books that are related to a certain country (such... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘The Graces’ by Laure Eve

Hi! This was a book that I picked up at random from the library bookshelf, and I really enjoyed it! I've never┬áheard of the author or the book, and this is a very recent novel.┬áI thought the ideas behind the... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘The Shambling Guide to New York City’ by Mur Lafferty

Hi, today I'm reviewing a book that I picked up on a whim from a jumble sale, and I enjoyed it! I'd never heard of either the author or the novel, but I thought it was a really interesting read.... Continue Reading →

The Happiness Tag

Hi again! I love having more time to blog- with exams over, a weight has definitely lifted. Look out for exciting things for Not-So-Modern-Girl in the future! Talking of exciting developments, I finally got Twitter, so follow me @notsomoderngirl for... Continue Reading →

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