February is here! The seemingly endless month of January is over. We made it! As long as the month felt, the beginning of the new decade saw me delving straight into my reading goals. This year I’m hoping to read
It’s that time of year again: everyone shares their top books of the year and my bank balance weeps while I add dozens of titles to my TBR. Having read 109 books this year myself, choosing a mere 10 favourites
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.
And just like that only one month remains of 2019. In November I kicked off one of my new year goals early; read books I already own and steer clear from the allure of shiny new releases. Although it’s tough,
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
I can’t recollect when my love for reading first came about. No particular moment or book springs to mind. The same way I can’t remember speaking my first word or taking my first step, reading is something that’s always been
“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