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October Wrap Up

December 11, 2019
October Wrap Up

I promise that come May my Wrap Up's will be on time! That's when I finish my final year of uni. Scary to think it's not all that long off. Anyway, here's my October Wrap Up. I certainly read an awful lot this month and it was so diverse. From Shakespeare to picture books. I loved a lot of what I read...others not so much. November wasn't a…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

February 7, 2019

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 for good. Both for himself and the general population. I decided I wanted to read Reasons to Stay Alive when it came out but never got around to…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

A Vindication on the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft

January 21, 2019

This book is about as exciting as it sounds from the title. Don't get me wrong I understand her views and agree with a fair amount of what Mary Wollstonecraft says in this book. However, 200+ pages of very similar if not the same point reiterated in a slightly different order...which synonymous words and phrases is not fun. Also nor is the fact that this is painful to…

Books Wrap Ups

December Wrap Up

January 1, 2019

The astute among you will have noticed that a November Wrap Up was missing last month...that was because I read hardly anything to warrant a wrap up. Honestly, December wasn't much better! This years University reading has certainly been a slog... I can't believe how much I enjoyed this! I read it so quickly and was shocked. I missed the story when I had to put it down,…