books, tbr

Books I Want To Read In 2018

I managed to meet my 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge! I've read about eleven books in my Christmas holidays, at least so far - although I do only have two days left until I have to go back to sixth form. I'm still not entirely sure as to how I managed to read 202 books in… Continue reading Books I Want To Read In 2018

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books, Reviews

The Reviewing Reel: The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Hold on! (Hah hah... Get it?) But seriously. Hold on. This is about to get good. Holden Caulfield is probably one of the most quintessential unreliable narrators of all time, along with Humbert Humber from Lolita and the omnipresent overhead voice from the Harry Potter series. He is the phony to end… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: The Catcher in the Rye

books, Reviews, Uncategorized

The Reviewing Reel: Pygmalion

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw What a book. What a play. What an everything. I will be honest when I say that I love musicals. I'm not just saying that to sound cool, I genuinely love musicals. So much that I sometimes think that I was born to be a Broadway star, I wasn't. I… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Pygmalion

books

The Classics Radioactive Spider

A few weeks ago, I was lying in bed, reading one of my many YA novels, when I happened to glance over at my bookshelf. I own a lot of books, and these books include quite a few classic novels. Which, I admit, are the ones I scarcely read. I have to be in the… Continue reading The Classics Radioactive Spider

books, feminism

Feminist Fiction

Normally, the word 'Feminism' has strong negative connotations for many, especially in a world of media and instant internet sharing. Why bother to do research on a subject when a Facebook post is only a tap away? It's far easier to read what comes up onto your dashboard than trawl through thousands of conflicting articles… Continue reading Feminist Fiction