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Top 5 Wednesday: Genre Benders
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Top 5 Wednesday: Genre Benders

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such.  This weeks topic is: Genre…

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Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
Adult Fiction

Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

I enjoyed this far more than I thought I would. It’s very similar in style and also content to Angela Carter’s Bloody Chamber. Fair warning like The Bloody Chamber this book is laden with violence, graphic sex and sexual violence.…

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The Everlasting Lipstick
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The Everlasting Lipstick

I like my food. For anyone that knows me that isn’t a surprise. But I absolutely hate the fear that when you’re eating or drinking your once perfectly applied lipstick may have migrated half way up your face or will…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Non-Horror Books That Scared You
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Top 5 Wednesday: Non-Horror Books That Scared You

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such.  This weeks topic is: Non-Horror…

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Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill
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Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill

This isn’t the sort of play you can read on the train…or half asleep. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9 aims to make strange that which we see far too often, similar to Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle (review here). But this play…

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