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

Review: ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ by D. H. Lawrence

Ages ago I listened to an abridged version of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' by D. H. Lawrence, and so when I saw a lovely copy of the book in a cute bookshop while on holiday, I thought I'd give it another... Continue Reading →

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‘Summer Sisters’ by Judy Blume

I've always loved Judy Blume's books for their honesty, and the way they tackle 'taboo' female issues. Her books speak straight to young women, and this one certainly wasn't afraid to tackle issues head-on. 'Summer Sisters' is about Vix Leonard,... Continue Reading →

What’s On my Bookshelf Tag

I was recently tagged by Little Blind Book Finds to take part in this tag, and it looked like a lot of fun! Check out their blog now, for lots of great posts. This tag is all about looking on your bookshelf,... Continue Reading →

TV Series Review: Gossip Girl

I recently finished the TV series Gossip Girl, and I thought today I would write a post about my thoughts on the series! I realise this series is from a few years ago, but I recently had access to it... Continue Reading →

The Birthday Book Tag

I saw the Birthday Book Tag a couple of weeks ago, and, seeing as I turn 19 today, I thought I would give it a go! And thank you to Jess@beaucoupbooks for last-minute tagging me, to give me some kind... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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