WWW Wednesday- 18th October

It’s time for this week’s contribution to WWW Wednesday, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Currently reading: • America City by Chris Beckett- This is another one I’m reviewing for The Bookbag, so it’s my main focus at the moment. I’m not too far in, but I’m loving what I’ve […]

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WWW Wednesday- 11th October

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Currently reading: • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling- I’m still reading- and enjoying- this one, but given it’s over 600 pages, it always takes me a while! • I am Malala by Malala […]

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Review: The Colour Purple

Author: Alice Walker Publisher: Paperview Published: 1983 (this edition 2004) Review: After reading The Handmaid’s Tale (which I reviewed here) over the summer, it seemed appropriate to tackle The Colour Purple, another feminist classic, next. With its strong female characters and the fact it explores the way black women can face a combination of sexism […]

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September Wrap-Up

So, September is over and done with and I managed to read 6 books (not quite as good as August, but a decent effort considering I’ve been very busy with returning to college this month). Check out my thoughts on the books I read below: 1. Favourite book of the month: • I’d have to go […]

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WWW Wednesday- 4th October

Welcome to yet another post for WWW Wednesday, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. Currently reading: • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling- I’ve only just started this one, but the reread shall continue! • Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates- As I mentioned here, this is a […]

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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Vintage Published: 1985 (this edition 1996) ISBN: 0 09 974091 5 Synopsis: In a nightmarish vision of the future, only a few women are able to produce children. Known as ‘Handmaids’, these women are sent to live with ‘Commanders’ who have served the government, in hope of conceiving a child, which […]

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