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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 →

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

Hi there! Today I thought I'd review a brilliant Judy Blume book! I loved Judy Blume throughout my childhood and, like with Daphne Du Maurier, this author was introduced to me by my mum, and she also loved her writing when she was younger, with... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘The Bell Jar’ by Sylvia Plath

Hi! I promised another review, so here we go. This is for one of my all time favourite authors, if you hadn't realised that already from my other posts 😉 Sylvia Plath wrote many incredible poems and one brilliant book,... Continue Reading →

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