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Zog by Julia Donaldson
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Zog by Julia Donaldson

Another picture book? I know. I’ve been reading more of the recently for my Children’s Lit class and honestly really enjoying my time reading them. I picked up Zog to help with one of my assignments and it’s just such…

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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

I’ve read very few Victorian novels, the only one I can recall immediately that I’ve read is Dracula. I didn’t know what to expect with these books but I’ve been pleasantly surprised so far. Elizabeth Gaskell had always been a…

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Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J Maas
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Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J Maas

This book filled me with fear before I even opened the damn thing. I was concerned that 1000 pages wouldn’t be enough to finish this series and give every character the resolution/ending they deserved. The world was just that big.…

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Franklin’s Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell and Katie Harnett
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Franklin’s Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell …

It’s rather strange for me to pick up a picture book considering I lack any tiny humans in my family. However, I’m taking an Introduction to Children’s Literature class this year at University and we needed to read and bring…

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Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
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Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

I’ve been a follower of Matt Haig’s for years. Regularly trawling through his twitter feed in awe of how he dealt and continues to deal with mental illness. He’s turned what is often considered a negative into a driving force…

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