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Review: Anatomy of a Scandal’ by Sarah Vaughan

Welcome back! I promised a more modern book review, so here we go 🙂 my boyfriend lent me this one, and I really enjoyed it. Despite the central hard-hitting themes, such as sexual abuse, Vaughan managed to navigate the book... Continue Reading →

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Review: ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ by Muriel Spark

  Welcome back to another review! My mum has been wanting me to read this for ages, as it's one of her favourites, and seeing as it's so short, I decided to give it a go. I know it's another... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Mrs Dalloway’ by Virginia Woolf

I recently read this book on the recommendation of my boyfriend, and my mum has always loved ‘The Hours’ by Michael Cunningham which is based on this classic, so I thought I’d give it a try. I enjoyed ‘Mrs Dalloway’... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Catcher in the Rye’ by J. D. Salinger

Welcome back for another review! I recently read this book as it's been on my list for ages, and then my Dad got it for my birthday so I was finally pushed into giving it a go. 'Catcher in the... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘She Must be Mad’ by Charly Cox

Hi there! I recently read 'She Must be Mad' by Charly Cox, a collection of short prose and poetry all about young women growing up in today's society. Cox is in her early twenties, and so she is very close... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Heathers

Recently I went to the cinema to see the 1980s classic 'Heathers' with some friends. I didn't know anything about this film before I went to see it, and so I was definitely shocked by the plotline and the twists... Continue Reading →

Feminist Friday: Is Fear Normal?

I've written about feminist issues covering these problems in many other blog posts. But I felt like dedicating a full post to the fear which is felt by women, everywhere, always. The fear of being the victim of sexual harassment.... Continue Reading →

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 →

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