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Code Name Verity: A Review

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein was SURPRISING and incredibly well written. I was totally blown away by this novel and found myself enthralled and completely invested in the characters almost instantaneously. 90 more words

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Robert Burns: Tam O' Shanter (Part 3)

When last we saw Tam in Part 2, he had travelled through a stormy night on his horse, Meg, and ended up at Kirk-Alloway where witches and warlocks danced wildly. 1,175 more words

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Mad About the Boy: A Review

Bridget Jones is back in Helen Fielding‘s Mad About the Boy!! I have been a huge Bridget Jones fan dating all the way back to my middle school days! 153 more words

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Robert Burns: Tam O' Shanter (Part 2)

When we last saw Tam O’ Shanter in Part 1, he was getting drunk with his friends, as shown in the picture above. 

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Robert Burns: Tam O'Shanter (Part 1)

Robert Burns’ Tam O’ Shanter is one of my favourite poems. The use of the Scottish dialect is beautiful, and the story that is told in the poem is delightfully dark; full of demons, bad behaviour and Scottish humour. 1,546 more words

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Review

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was a historically significant novel and one I knew I needed to read, especially given Alice Walker’s recommendation! 309 more words

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Review

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman is pure magic. It’s reminiscent of The Chronicles of Narnia in it’s simplicity and imagery. 167 more words

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