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Ten Diverse Characters In Books

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten Books That Feature Characters… and the option was down to us! 233 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Noughts and Crosses

You’re a Nought and I’m a Cross and there’s nowhere for us to be, nowhere for us to go where we’d be left in peace…That’s why I started crying. 564 more words

'Knife Edge' by Malorie Blackman [Book Review]

With my Currently Reading pile spiralling out of control, I am making a concerted effort to reduce the stack by the end of the year. One of the 25 books I started but hadn’t finished was… 244 more words

General Musings

What colour?

I could never quite bring myself to ask Malorie Blackman what colour some of her characters are.

In Noughts & Crosses it was pretty obvious, because the plot required the reader to know whether someone belonged to the ruling blacks, or was an ‘inferior’ white person. 186 more words


Noughts and Crosses Book Review

In today’s society, racism is a big issue. Malorie Blackman has written a beautiful book, taking the matters of racism into her own hands to create a unique and original plot that raises awareness and shows readers just how badly racism can affect not just one, but both sides of the conflict. 342 more words


Boys Don't Cry

This is actually the only Malorie Blackman I’ve read (I haven’t done the Noughts & Crosses series yet) and I really enjoyed it. It’s a pretty easy read but it’s got grit.   91 more words

Stacking The Shelves #172

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book they can all be shared! 120 more words

Stacking The Shelves