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Books Wrap Ups

December Wrap Up

January 17, 2020
December 2019 Wrap Up

A decidedly better reading month than November as you can see. I read some brilliant books this month, both for pleasure and for University. I've well and truly fallen in love with thrillers now too which is something I never thought I'd say. December was a wonderful month, I spent most of my time with family and Sam. We rang in the new year in his new house…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

The Sadeian Woman by Angela Carter

January 8, 2020
The Sadeian Women by Angela Carter

A new kind of book for me. I don 't often read non-fiction. If I do they're normally textbooks or biographies. This was partially out of the need for my dissertation and partially out of curiosity. The Sadeian Woman is an academic look at the Marquis De Sade and how he and his work is still relevant today. If not necessarily in the same way as it once…

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 Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Freebie – Required Reading

August 17, 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: Freebie - Required Reading  I loved my first foray into Austen's work. Emma was such a fun character to read about and one that transcends time. Every one knows…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Creepy Settings

November 7, 2017

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: Favourite Creepy Settings  Frankenstein became one of my favourite novels after I read it for my college course. Admittedly, after reading it multiple times and having to analyse it…