Much like everyone else, I’m doing my best to stay as positive and proactive as possible in the face of the pandemic; books and my new, impulse-buy Nintendo Switch are keeping me sane. During lockdown, I’m also enjoying plenty of
February may be the shortest month of the year, yet it always manages to be one of the most eventful. Although, it did fly by which, on the one hand, I’m not necessarily complaining about. I know it’s so horribly
There are those books you cannot help but devour. You race through the pages as the plot pulls you in with questions to be uncovered. Meanwhile, there are others that you wish would never end. You take them in page
It’s the end of the first month of the new decade and to my surprise, I really enjoyed January. There’s always something about the new year that gives me a motivation boost, but more so this year knowing graduation is
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.
“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