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

Review: ‘The Remarkable Journey of Miss Tranby Quirke’ by Elizabeth Ridley

Hi again! I thought toady I would review a book that I think is really brilliant- it's funny, historical and full of interesting women, which are all premises for a great book! 'The Remarkable Journey of Miss Tranby Quirke' by... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret’ by Judy Blume

Hi there! Today I felt like reviewing a brilliant Judy Blume book! I loved Judy Blume through my childhood and, like with Daphne Du Maurier, this author is one that my mum introduced me to, and she also loved her writing when she was younger,... Continue Reading →

The Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

Hi again! I hope everyone's been having a brilliant March (which I count as Spring!) and that everyone enjoyed International Women's Day last week. Let me know everything you got up to! And check out my feminist, belated International Women's... Continue Reading →

Feminism- what’s it all about?

I am a feminist, and I am ashamed of myself that I didn't make a feminist post on International Women's Day, as surely this is a brilliant opportunity to celebrate women writers and what it means to be a woman.... Continue Reading →

The Unique Blogger Award

Hi again! I have been nominated for another blogger award, thank you so much to Nadwa@Painfully Fiction  and Book Bum for nominating me for this award, I've never done it before so I'm really excited to get cracking! 🙂 The... Continue Reading →

Poetry: Sylvia Plath and Carol Ann Duffy

Hi again! At the moment I am really passionate about the poetry of Sylvia Plath (who I mention quite a lot ;)) and Carol Ann Duffy. I am mesmerised by the words in Plath's writing, her poetry is just so... Continue Reading →

Worth it Wednesday #5

Hello again, this Wednesday I thought I would take part in a weekly meme hosted by Sean@Kingdom Book Blogger. I've said before that I'm not a massive reader of hyped books, but I find this tag fun to do, so... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Places to Read a Good Book

Hi again! I thought I'd indulge in another listicle. I seem to have been doing lots of tags at the moment- which I have absolutely loved!- so I promise more book reviews and creative writing pieces coming soon! But until... Continue Reading →

The Liebster Award #2

Hi again! Can you believe it, I've been nominated for another blogger award!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who reads my posts and follows my blog 🙂 🙂 I was nominated for the Liebster Award... Continue Reading →

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