Tag Archives: Bookish Thoughts

February Reads 2015

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Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood Every Atwood book I read is totally different, you never really know what to expect and this definitely applies to Lady Oracle. It tells the story of a woman Joan from her childhood through to womanhood, from fat to thin, from no one to someone and everything in between.¬†Joan lives… Continue reading February Reads 2015

Top 10 Literary Heroines

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This post was inspired by two things. Firstly watching Ron Lit’s recent video on her top 10 heroines (FYI her videos on Jane Austen are amazing). Secondly to get into using my Literary Listography. I’ve been two nervous of messing up this beautiful book to actual fill in any lists! Although Heroines isn’t in the… Continue reading Top 10 Literary Heroines

The Book Worm Blog tag

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Tag questions taken from¬†libertyfallsdown.wordpress.com Do you remember how you developed a love for reading? I really don’t – being a Bookseller’s Daughter it was just something I was literally born into. Life was always full of books. If I hadn’t been into reading it wouldn’t have been a problem, but as far as I can… Continue reading The Book Worm Blog tag

Ahead of my own time

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This week, I decided to pick up Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. It has been sitting in my pile of unread classics since I first tried to read it as a teenager many years ago. I picked it up with a sense of dread, remembering it is a real slog, difficult to understand and one… Continue reading Ahead of my own time