The Friday Five…Books Turned Films That I’d Rather Read

For this weeks’ Friday Five I’ve picked 5 books that have been turned into films that I want to read. Some of them I’ve already watched the film adaptation of, others I’m holding out until I’ve read the book. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – Jenny Han Blurb: Lara Jean keeps her love…

Birdsong – Book Review

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks is a masterpiece that sat on my shelf for far too long. I bought this novel for my AS/A level English literature class, placed it on my shelf and didn’t touch it for about three years. Part of this avoidance was the length of the book, part of it was the…

Take A Break… In Bruges!

With university classes starting today Summer is officially over. The day after I finished work, though, I was up at 4:30am to finish packing and catch a train to Ashford. Why would I do that to myself you ask? Well, four very good reasons: chocolate, waffles, beer and fries! That’s right, I’m finally writing about…

WWW Wednesday

I’m once again doing WWW Wednesday as seen on Taking on a World of Words! The Three Ws are:     What are you currently reading?     What did you recently finish reading?     What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading – This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay. I haven’t read very…

Siren’s Lure – Book Review

Siren’s Lure by Frost Kay is definitely not the type of book (or in this case novella) I would normally pick up. This type of fantasy isn’t really my thing, but I’ve set myself the task of each month reading something from a genre I wouldn’t normally read. So, with that in mind I scrolled…

The Friday Five… Books With Interesting Female Protagonists

Some of the best books I have read have been written, narrated or staring women. So let’s celebrate some wonderful female characters! Below are 5 books with interesting female characters – if you have your own suggestions for books with interesting female leads let me know! The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton Wharton’s writing…