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September 2018

Books Children's Fiction Reviews

The Restless Girls* by Jessie Burton

September 24, 2018

It's no secret I love anything related to fairytales. From Disney to Angela Carter I can't get enough of these cautionary tales we're spoon fed from birth. One that only recently I've read a version of was The Twelve Dancing Princesses, in Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson of all places and I was captivated by that version. It's definitely in a similar vein as Angela Carter. When…

Beauty Makeup

Norvina

September 21, 2018

The minute I saw this palette I knew I needed it but I decided to hang fire on purchasing for a little bit. I adored the Modern Renaissance palette and very nearly bought the Subculture but then there was fallout gate. I didn't want to spend the money only to receive a palette like that so I waited and watched a whole host of Youtube reviews before finally…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Classics I Wish Had Modern Adaptations

September 19, 2018
Top 5 Wednesday

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: Classics I Wish Had Modern Adaptations I think a completely modern adaptation of this would be fantastic if harrowing. I'm not talking like a BBC drama but a…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

How to Be a Grown Up* by Daisy Buchanan

September 17, 2018

Everyone needs to read this book. It is quite simply fabulous. Daisy reminisces on her trials and tribulations from her early twenties and what she's now realised as she's entered her thirties. Now, though I'm twenty-one...nearly twenty-two, I still found myself nodding along to paragraphs in this. It got to a point regarding iPhones where I was howling with laughter, couldn't catch my breath and proceeded to send…