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

Happy Book Lovers Day!

Hello again! I decided that last Wednesday would be my last Worldwide Wednesday! I had so much fun writing about a different book related to a different country each Wednesday. If you're still interested in doing your own Worldwide Wednesday... Continue Reading →

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Growing your own plants!

Happy Monday everyone! This is a somewhat impromptu post, and I wasn't actually planning on posting anything today, but I just wanted to share my thoughts on growing your own plants! This has nothing to do with books, sorry, but... Continue Reading →

Worldwide Wednesday #4: South Carolina

Welcome back for another Worldwide Wednesday, the series where every week I choose a book from a different country and talk about it! Last week we travelled to Beijing, China, and today we're travelling to... South Carolina. Ages ago I... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Feel Me Fall’ by James Morris

Hi! Today I have the brilliant opportunity to review 'Feel Me Fall', James Morris' brand new book. I'm really excited about this, as I really enjoyed the book and I love to write reviews for books I have loved reading!... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Shakespeare Plays

Hi there! Today I thought I'd do a post all about Shakespeare, after seeing the hashtag, Shakespeare Sunday! I've not really done any posts on this brilliant writer, so why not start now? So these are my top 5 Shakespeare... Continue Reading →

Worldwide Wednesday #3: China

Hi again! This is my third Worldwide Wednesday, a series I've started doing every Wednesday where I choose a book associated with a certain country! Last week's book was focussed on Morocco. Today we're travelling even further afield (for me!)... Continue Reading →

‘Beyond the Pyre’ by Steve Costello

Hi! Recently I received a copy of the brand new historical book 'Beyond the Pyre' by Steve Costello in exchange for a review, and I'm really excited to get going with this, as it is the first review copy I've... Continue Reading →

Author Q&A with Cathy Cassidy

Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing an author that I loved throughout my childhood. Her books, such as 'The Chocolate Box Girls' series and standalones such as 'Scarlett', are brilliant for young adult readers, often covering important and... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘New Boy’ by Tracy Chevalier

Hi again! On Saturday I read a book recommended by Jo's Book Blog, and I absolutely loved it! 'New Boy' is a retelling of Shakespeare's play 'Othello', but instead of being set in Jacobean times, it is set in a... Continue Reading →

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