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August 2018

Review: ‘Girl, Interrupted’ by Susanna Kaysen

I've just finished reading 'Girl, Interrupted' by Susanna Kaysen, and so I thought I would write a review, while it was still fresh in my mind! 'Girl, Interrupted' is an autobiographical novel (written as fiction) about Susanna Kaysen's experience at... Continue Reading →

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Author Interview: Emily Barr

Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing Emily Barr. Emily is an author of adult and young adult fiction, publishing thrillers such as 'The Truth and Lies of Ella Black' and 'The Perfect Lie.' About a year ago I... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood's book is incredibly well-known, and at first I was reluctant to add my voice to the thousands of others who have expressed opinions on 'The Handmaid's Tale.' I had a myriad of prejudices before reading this book, but... Continue Reading →

Author Interview: Elizabeth Ridley

Today I've got the great pleasure of interviewing Elizabeth Ridley. After reading her book, 'The Remarkable Journey of Miss Tranby Quirke', I knew I had to interview her for my blog! I really appreciate her giving some time to answer... Continue Reading →

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 →

‘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 →

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