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March Wrap Up

April 12, 2019

Still a light reading month, I mean two of the books I read were picture books! In fairness, it took me a while to get through my course books and I had a lot of assignments due in March...and I'll have more due in May. But the end is in sight and the summer of reading is soon coming. That being said I did like a lot of…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

March 28, 2019

Jane Eyre is now one of my favourite books. It's one I'd always wanted to try if only for the accolade of having read it. I didn't think I was going to love it this much. Getting to see Jane grown from child to accomplished woman was such a wonderful narrative experience. She developed so much and really came into her own. It was easy to like her…

Books Wrap Ups

February Wrap Up

March 8, 2019

A bit of a lighter reading month for February, but it is the shortest month and I did an awful lot. Then again, look at the size of Kingdom of Ash...nearly 1000 pages. I'm so happy I finally read that. Strange for me to be reading a picture book, alas Uni is a weird one. I loved Franklin's Flying Bookshop, the story was absolutely adorable. Anything with a…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

March 5, 2019

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 name I recognised for North and South,  so when I saw Mary Barton on my reading list I had no expectations for the book. It follows a young…