Way back in January I laid out some personal goals for 2019; one of them was to read 12 classic novels in 12 months. Despite being an English Literature student, there are plenty of celebrated classics I’m yet to read.
As expected, October flew by and it’s time for another reading wrap-up. Now it’s November, I’m eager to know when it’s acceptable to start playing Christmas tunes and begin feeling festive. Is it too early for a bit of Xmas
Autumn is well and truly in full swing; the rain is pouring, the leaves are falling and the gloomy sky is impelling me to do nothing but bury myself beneath my duvet and read as much as possible. Unfortunately, many
As we wave goodbye to summer and hello to cozy clothes and comfort food, it’s time for another monthly reading wrap-up. During my birthday month, I flew through 13 books, read a mixed bag of genres and yes, I did
And just like that, it’s time for my July Reading wrap-up! I swear these months are getting shorter. During a temperamental month of rain, wind, thunder and shine, I read 10 books, most of which I adored. My favourites of
Having read 7 books, June wasn’t the best month in terms of numbers. However, I LOVED most of what I read. Also, I’ve dedicated the past week to finally read my most-anticipated book of the year: A Little Life. Does
After the best couple of reading months radiating with glowing reviews, May came along and welcomed a string of 3-star reads. I only have myself to blame, forever falling into the over-hyped book trap. I delve into books with high
My reading for 2019 so far has been incredible and the past couple of months have possibly been some of the best ever. In March and April combined I read 19 books, most of which received at least four stars.
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
I’ve only read two of her novels, but after reading Persuasion, I’ve fallen irr...
classics, favourites, fiction, and romance
2019 seems to have become the year I read strikingly unique works of fiction that take the art of writing to new extremes. From Max Porter’s Lanny to Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ali Smith’s Autumn is another novel to w...
contemporary, cover-appreciation, fiction, library, and series
YA dystopian novels were my favourites to read while I was in school, so I was intrigued to see if this would live up to my 15-year-old self’s standards. I’m not sure whether it’s because I’m older, or because the book is ...
dystopian, fiction, romance, series, and young-adult
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