It’s WWW Wednesday time again! Here’s my contribution to the weekly meme, hosted by Taking on a World of Words. 1.What are you currently reading? • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling- Yes, I FINALLY got around to continuing with my Harry Potter reread and… LOOK HOW PRETTY THE ILLUSTRATED EDITION […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 26th July
So, apparently, I’ve finished my Goodreads reading challenge for 2017 (it’s better to be early to the party, right?)! I set my challenge at the start of the year, when I was still trying to adjust to the increased workload college has brought me, so I only aimed to read 25 books… Turns out I […]Read More I finished my Goodreads reading challenge!
As ever, this post is my contribution to WWW Wednesday, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Carry on scrolling to see what I’ve been reading this week: 1. What are you currently reading? • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien- LESS THAN A HUNDRED […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 19th July
Author: Khaled Hosseini Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 2007 (this edition 2008) ISBN: 978 0 7475 8589 3 40 Synopsis: Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns tells of the bond between Mariam and Laila, two women living in Kabul, Afghanistan during the Taliban occupation. Mariam, the older woman of the two, is fifteen when her father arranges […]Read More ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’: Review
Hi- I’m still alive! Before I begin this post, I’d like to take a moment to explain my absence. I’ve been staying at my Grandparents’ house, with my internet access limited to my phone, so I’m afraid it’s been rather difficult to prepare content for my blog. But, anyway, the good news is I’m back […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 12th July
Once again, it’s time for WWW Wednesday, a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words . Keep scrolling to check out what I’m reading this week: 1. What is your current read? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien- Yup, you’ve guessed it, I’m still plodding on […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 5th July
Before I begin this one, I’d like to dedicate it to all my American followers. I’d also like to clarify the following, before someone is nice enough to point them out to me: -I am not American. I am perfectly aware of this. -As a History student, I am fully aware that you’re celebrating gaining […]Read More Celebrating American Literature on July 4th
Having not seen the film or read the book (I swear I’m not a Martian!), I decided it was finally time to tackle Irvine Welch’s Trainspotting. Synopsis: The novel tells the story of Renton, a twenty-something year old Heroin addict from Edinburgh, and the many misdeeds he commits, often accompanied by his equally unruly friends. […]Read More ‘Trainspotting’
I can’t believe we’re half way through 2017 already! Given the first half of the year was filled with college work and exams, and didn’t contain the summer holidays, I’m hoping the second half of the year will give me much more time to read. But, without further ado, here’s my June Wrap Up: Total […]Read More June Wrap Up!
After last week’s post, I’ve decided to make ‘WWW Wednesday’, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, a regular thing for my blog. Carry on reading to hear about this week’s bookish adventures: 1. What are you currently reading? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 28th June