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I Adore Autumn

It’s Autumn!

Arguably my favourite season of the year, a season that introduces tranquil after the hectic, crazy Summer, punctuated by the turning back of the clocks making the night fall quicker than usual. 227 more words


Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood review

Hi everyone! I’m back with another Hogarth Shakespeare review. This time it is Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood which is a modern retelling of the Bard’s final play, … 548 more words

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Thoughts on The Two Towers, Part I

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Normally today I would do the Beautiful People link-up, but since this month it’s about NaNoWriMo and I’m not participating (anymore *cough* I gave up), I wanted to share some thoughts about one of my favorite books with you. 1,324 more words


The art of acing a Book Challenge

Taking up a book challenge is usually, for most, an infatuation. It’s passionate at first, then easily forgotten and replaced by some other hobby. The aim is to help you fall in love with your book challenges by eliminating all factors that brew infatuation. 453 more words


Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche - Book Review

Last book club read for this year before we regroup in January, Purple Hibiscus is an engaging and beautifully written coming-of-age story set in postcolonial Nigeria. 430 more words


Becoming: A coming of age story

You detest clich├ęs.

The image of Jane and John Doe kissing in the rain or the damsel in distress being rescued by the glorified Hero is something you disagree with with such vehemence,that no one bothers you with such tales anymore. 299 more words

our dreams

I looked down and saw her calloused hands, as we tried to make ends meet,

we worked hard and lived frugally, feeling ourselves mired in the bog, barely having enough to eat. 34 more words

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