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ThoughtsFromBooks: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

I’ll start with a confession. I don’t read books more than once[1]. (No, not even Harry Potter.) Now before you go sharpening your pitchforks and gathering the townsfolk, let me explain. 522 more words


Tell me the truth about love stories

Ah yes, our poor, barnacled hearts.

We might as well start with Cinderella

Cinderella has been loved and retold all over the world for over 3000 years among humans of all kinds and genders. 2,055 more words

The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 11 (Part 20)

Mentally rubbing my palms, I kept my face still but curious. “We have concluded, that your training has been much too strenuous and therefore are letting you go—” I did not hear the rest of her sentence, lost in the overwhelming terror of being turned out. 91 more words


What Defines a Literary Classic? Thoughts on One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered as a seminal masterpiece and is unanimously accepted as the author’s greatest accomplishment. I will be honest, I have not read the book in all these years, despite being a student of Literature and spending generous amounts of money on all kinds of books, year-on-year, once I started earning regularly. 275 more words

Review: Smile - Mary Hoffman

Title: Smile: The story of the original Mona Lisa
Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Publication date: 15 January 2018
Genre: YA historical fiction
Pages:  331 more words


My First Ever Blog Post!!!

Welcome to my Blog!

I have created this blog primarily to share the writing experience of my First Novel, but also to share the other fun creative projects I get up to.


And in the Porches of mine eares did poure....

I’ve been re-reading The Shooting Party, by Isabel Colegate. It’s one of my favourite novels and I’ve read it several times, but this time I was reading with a particular purpose in mind. 542 more words