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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 →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

Review: ‘Jane Digby’s Diary: To Begin, Begin’ by C. R. Hurst

I reviewed this book in exchange for an online copy of the book. I really enjoyed reading this book, and learning about Jane Digby, an English heroine and strong woman whom I previously knew very little about. Despite being written... Continue Reading →

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