My Holiday Reads Part Three: Home Fire

Home Fire Review Kamila Shamsie’s novel won the Women’s Prize for Fiction last month, and so when I was in Waterstones picking the final book I would bring on holiday, this seemed like an easy choice. I’ve tried in recent years to read more current and up-to-date releases, and the Women’s Prize for Fiction is... Continue Reading →


My Holiday Reads Part Two: Romantic Outlaws

Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon Review Given to me as a Christmas present, this is a long biography that I thought would be perfect to bring on holiday with me, knowing I would have the free time to properly get into it and enjoy it. It’s ended up being one of the best books I’ve... Continue Reading →

The Enchanted April Review

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim Review All the books I read in May just made me desperate to go on holiday, and after finishing Call Me By Your Name I really wanted to continue reading good summer fiction, and The Enchanted April seemed like the ideal choice. Another charity shop find, (it helps... Continue Reading →

The Essex Serpent Review

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry Review    This is a book that has been pretty difficult to ignore. It’s been everywhere the past few years, I can’t remember the last time I went into a bookshop and didn’t see it there displayed somewhere. It helps that it has the most beautiful cover that draws... Continue Reading →

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock Review

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gower Book Review  I’m back! After completing my dissertation at the end of March I decided to take some time off, and while I did intend to write and publish some posts, the motivation was just not there. I wanted to clear my head and take some time... Continue Reading →

February Reading Roundup/Review

February has been a month mostly dominated by course reading, but that should change next month hopefully! Even so, the books for my course this month have been incredibly interesting, so I've been quite lucky this month. Howards End by E.M. Forster: Rating Five Stars “Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will... Continue Reading →

January Reading Roundup/Review

It’s not been a bad start to 2018 reading wise. My Goodreads challenge is 45 books, and so far thankfully I'm on track, which I'm hoping I can keep it up throughout the year. I've read 4 books, half for pleasure, and half for my course, so I’m please there’s been a healthy balance between... Continue Reading →

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