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4 Books and a Film

I love reading, and I’m quite a fast reader which can be annoying, as it means I rarely have new books so instead keep re-reading. However over the past few months I have read quite a few books, so I thought I’d write a bit about some of them which have particularly made me think. 772 more words

Book Review (#8): What I Was by Meg Rosoff

A few months ago, right before exams in university, my friends and I decided to have a blind book exchange for which we wrapped our books in opaque coverings and left little hints as to what the book is like. 647 more words


Bookwitch bites #123

C J Flood has won the Branford Boase for her first novel Infinite Sky. Congratulations!

I had so wanted to be there. But in the end common sense prevailed and I didn’t travel to London. 402 more words


“When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they’re standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. 17 more words


Choosing a Book for the Plane

In two days I am leaving to go to the Netherlands. In two days I will spend triple the amount of time waiting in lines than I do in a week, only to walk to another line. 524 more words


Film: How I Live Now (2013)

There’s a touch of Scarlett O’Hara about Daisy, the self-regarding and troubled teenage protagonist of this grim WWIII tale.  That’s not to say that she’s obnoxious (although she is a bit) but this is a survival story that knows that living is about more than being a good person and, to quote another movie, deserve’s got nothin’ to do with it. 127 more words



Hello, Internet! This June I’m going to be participating in the #BOOKADAY challenge… thing, organised by The Borough Press. I saw this on Twitter and the idea sounded really exciting, so here we go! 652 more words