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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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Feminist Friday: Recap #2

Hi there! Just a quick post today. Recently I've been seeing #readmorewomen around social media. So, I thought I would do another Feminist Friday Recap, collecting some of my favourite review posts of books by female authors, from the past... 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 →

Author Interview: Emily Barr

Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing Emily Barr. Emily is an author of adult and young adult fiction, publishing thrillers such as 'The Truth and Lies of Ella Black' and 'The Perfect Lie.' About a year ago I... 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 →

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