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Roxane Gay Believes in Love

Readers may already be familiar with Roxane Gay’s primal story: A bookish, awkward 12 year-old girl, obedient daughter of Haitian immigrants, biked with her sexy, controlling, popular boyfriend to a deserted cabin in the woods where he and his friends raped her. 504 more words

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Scallywagathon! | TBR

The Scallywagathon started on the 5th November (yesterday!) and runs until the 11th November; it’s a readathon around PIRATES! I’m very excited.

So basically, you read books that follow the prompts set on this treasure map below: … 373 more words


I blinked, so naturally it's November already.

It’s November, and you know what that means?! Yeah, it does! – leftover Halloween candy, soup for dinner, and non-fiction reads!

I didn’t do so well keeping up with my scary reads. 171 more words


Halloween Book Picks

Halloween– the perfect excuse to eat an exorbitant amount of candy and to dress in ways you’d never dream of dressing in your everyday life… 754 more words


(Very small) Book Haul

Recently my friend and I took our yearly trip to the big Waterstones and Hatchards stores in London. Unfortunately, as we are both preparing to become poor students, we weren’t anywhere near as extravagant as normal. 130 more words


10 Years in 10 Books!

One of the challenges for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon is 10 years in 10 books; basically, you say a book for each year the readathon has been running. 105 more words


Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon! | 21st October 2017

Hello everyone!

Today – well, in about 7 minutes – Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon, the 10th Anniversary Edition, will begin. I’m so excited!

If you didn’t know, Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon is a readathon where you read for as much as possible in 24 hours! 121 more words