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

Review: ‘The Art of Being Normal’ by Lisa Williamson

Hi there! I've not done a book review in forever, so I thought I'd review the first book I've read since starting University- can you believe I've not read a book in over two months, crazy! The book I'm reviewing... Continue Reading →

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Film Review: ‘The Great Gatsby’

Hi again! I've not done a post for aaaages, so I thought- how can I procrastinate all this work I need to do? And of course, blogging came to mind! Thank you to all my lovely followers, who continue to... Continue Reading →

First Full Day at University!

Hello there! This is my first time talking to you from a brand new location- my University bedroom! I arrived at University yesterday, and today was my first full day. And I have to say, things have been pretty full... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘West End Quartet’ by Ariadne Apostolou

Welcome back! I received a hard copy of this book all the way from America, so thank you so much to the author for taking the time to send me this book- and for giving me chance to read and... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Nerve’ by Jeanne Ryan

Hi there! Just thought I'd write a quick review today for 'Nerve' by Jeanne Ryan. I recently read this thriller, and I really enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to watching the film- although from the trailer it seems that the... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons Why Thin-Shaming Shouldn’t be Ignored

Welcome back! Before publishing another book review, I thought I'd write a lifestyle piece about an important issue that has emerged over recent years. Everyone knows about fat-shaming- it's a disgusting practice and shames someone for their body, and it's... Continue Reading →

Top Five Characters that Share My Name

Hello! Today I thought I'd do a post all about characters with my name, after reading 'Northanger Abbey' by Jane Austen! There haven't been many books that I've read that have a character with my name, but these are the... Continue Reading →

‘The Gift Counselor’ by Sheila Cronin

I recently read 'The Gift Counselor' by Sheila Cronin for review- and I have to say I enjoyed it. Thank you so much to the author for sending me a hard copy of the book- I devoured it very quickly!... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Persuasion’ by Jane Austen

Hello again! I've just finished reading the brilliant 'Persuasion' by Jane Austen, and I thought it was about time for another classic literature review, as this blog is about books from all genres! I started reading this book because I... Continue Reading →

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