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The Book-a-day Challenge! – 14. Read at school

It won’t surprise any of you to hear that English Literature was one of my favourite subjects at school (not, despite what any of you might say, because I got to sit next to a certain fancy of mine!) Distractions aside, we really did read a few decent classics and, although I objected to the constant analysis and laboured picking apart, it is these formative years within which my book obsession started to form. 85 more words

Seasons Readings

My Life In Books: Beth Kirkbride

I have always loved the escape that a good book provides; whether it’s winter time and you’re curled in your favourite armchair with a hot drink, or you’re lounging on a deckchair by a pool somewhere exotic. 1,185 more words


Recent Reads: The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

To begin with: apologies, apologies, apologies! I have been severely lacking in blog posts recently, and although it is no excuse I do have to admit; work for my final year at university has really started to pile up. 711 more words

Books I Refuse to Read - volume 2

Here is the long-awaited sequel to “Books I Refuse to Read”. Seriously, these are not worth reading.*


Grime and Punishment – An impoverished student in czarist Russia learns his landlady won’t return his security deposit if he doesn’t clean up his apartment. 200 more words

Book Review: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

A couple of friends, and friends of friends recently got together and started a book group. It was wonderful. The first meeting saw a few of us turning up at a complete stranger’s house to talk about… 407 more words


How does The Hunger Games compare to other classic stories of children fighting children?

Summary: As we watch “Mockingjay”, the 3rd movie in the Hunger Games series, let’s compare Suzanne Collins’ books to the other classics of children fighting children — … 1,008 more words

Book & Film Reviews

Chapter 39: "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding

” ‘It’s a shell!  I seen one like that before.  A conch he called it.  He used to blow it and then his mum would come.   802 more words