‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’: Review

Author: J.K Rowling (writing as the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) Publisher: Sphere Published: 2013 (this edition 2014) ISBN: 978-0-7515-4925-6 Synopsis: J.K Rowling’s The Cuckoo’s Calling centres on the death of Lula Landry, a famous model who fell from her balcony in an incident officially ruled as a suicide. However, her brother is unwilling to accept this […]

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WWW Wednesday- 26th July

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 […]

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WWW Wednesday- 19th July

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 […]

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‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’: Review

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 […]

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WWW Wednesday- 12th July

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 […]

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WWW Wednesday- 5th 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 […]

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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.   […]

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