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Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Independent Ladies

February 13, 2019
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: Independent Ladies This story took a turn I wasn't expecting and for that reason, Mari is most definitely a very independent lady. She has a job to do…

Books Wrap Ups

September Wrap Up

October 9, 2018

Well... I had a rather brilliant reading month. Just goes to show what you can do when you put your mind to it, and when you're happy and have spent a lot of time on trains! My reading definitely slowed down around the end of the month when I started back at University but I'm super happy with what I read. And besides that I had possibly one…

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…