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Review: Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell

RATING: ★★★ The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after... Nothings ever that easy for Simon Snow. Wayward Son follows Simon, Penny… Continue reading Review: Wayward Son (Simon Snow #2) by Rainbow Rowell

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Review: The Awakening of Ren Crown (Ren Crown #1) by Anne Zoelle

RATING: ★★★★ I tried to read this about a year ago, got through chapter one and then put it down. I thought I would try again as my mutuals on Twitter seemed to love it and I trusted them wholeheartedly. Let's just say, I am glad I went back to this book and series. The… Continue reading Review: The Awakening of Ren Crown (Ren Crown #1) by Anne Zoelle

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Review: Villette by Charlotte Brontë

RATING: ★★★ To put it plain and simple: this book makes for a hard read. Villette lacks the fire and passion of Jane Eyre. It's different. But not all books can be the same, despite how much you compare them. Villette is a fictionalised version of Charlotte Bronte's time in Brussels where she had a… Continue reading Review: Villette by Charlotte Brontë

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The Ultimate LGBT+ Book List or 10 Books Your Shelf Must Have This Pride Month

Is it really pride month if there isn't a hundred and one different posts giving you the best LGBT+ books to read this month? Definitely not. Sadly, I am a little late with this being posted on the final day of pride month. But really, the way I see it is there's definitely no excuse… Continue reading The Ultimate LGBT+ Book List or 10 Books Your Shelf Must Have This Pride Month

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From Book to Stage: Noughts & Crosses

Imagine if the power in the world rested not with the white population but with the black. This time, the people who can't get plasters to match their skin colour are white. Noughts & Crosses is a story of segregation, insurrection and political violence. It's a tale of oppression and rebellion and a portrait of… Continue reading From Book to Stage: Noughts & Crosses

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Review: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

RATING: ★★★★ Henry James' Gothic tale follows a very young woman's first job: governess for two weirdly beautiful, strangely distant, oddly silent children, Miles and Flora at a forlorn estate...an estate haunted by evil. Half-seen figures who glare from dark towers and dusty windows - silent, foul phantoms who, day by day, night by night,… Continue reading Review: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James