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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

Gossip From The Forest by Sara Maitland

January 16, 2020
Gossip From the Forest by Sara Maitland

This is perhaps one of the most 'out of my comfort zone' books I've ever read. It was brilliant. I say out of my comfort zone because nature writing has never been something I choose to read. It's just not my thing. However, this one was. Gossip From the Forest I have been describing as quasi-non-fiction. It's split into chapters focusing on different woods around the UK and…

Books Fairy Loot Unboxings

November Fairyloot

January 16, 2020
November 2019 Fairyloot

Another amazing box from Fairyloot and as ever on brand I'm unboxing a little late. Personally, I blame Christmas and University deadlines. But, the end is in sight now! This months theme was Magical Folk and whilst I haven't read a lot of the books represented in this box they're ones I'm interested in and I love the merch that has been created about them. A River of…

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…