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Review: ‘She Must be Mad’ by Charly Cox

Hi there! I recently read 'She Must be Mad' by Charly Cox, a collection of short prose and poetry all about young women growing up in today's society. Cox is in her early twenties, and so she is very close... Continue Reading →

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Review: ‘The Idiot’ by Elif Batuman

'The Idiot' is about Selin, a young woman starting her first year at Harvard University. She finds herself drawn into new friendships, passionate conversations and complex relations while she struggles to come to terms with who she is, what she... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Ballet Shoes’ by Noel Streatfield

Hi again! I'm back with another classic fiction review! This was one of my favourite books as a child, and I still have a much-loved copy, which I am sure I will continue to re-read. 'Ballet Shoes' is about three... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ by Gail Honeyman

Hi there! It's time for another book review! I read this book over the summer, but I've only just had chance to review it on here. I read this book after seeing lots of hype from other bloggers, and then... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Purple Hibiscus’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Hi there! I recently purchased a beautiful copy of this book from my local Waterstones store, and I started reading it straight away! I don't usually buy books without reading them first, but I've wanted to read some fiction by... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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