Tag Archive: reality

Review: The Lemon Grove- Helen Walsh

  We all need some sun in our lives. I mean this is what I woke up to this morning. Heavy rain, black clouds, thunder and lightning every two minutes. Maybe if you’re… Continue reading

23 years old and only just read I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  Now that’s pretty shameful, considering I graduated with a degree in English Literature and have been a voracious reader since the moment I could pick up a book. But it was Maya… Continue reading

Angela Carter

“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your… Continue reading

Jack Kerouac

  Words of wisdom from one of the most popular and well-loved authors known to the literary world Picture credit: taken from indielee.com

Review: Life After Life- Kate Atkinson

“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?” Fate, second chances and rebirth are just some of the… Continue reading

Just Stop Writing.

You heard me. Just stop. If any of you reading this are like me at all then you will know the sheer impossibility of doing this. Writing is as part of me as… Continue reading

Review: The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

It has took me so long to get around to reading this book that it’s probably been read and read again by now. And then I found out the film was due to… Continue reading

Review: May We Be Forgiven- A.M. Homes

‘How can I tell anyone that there has always lived within me a rusty sense of disgust-a dull, brackish water that I suspect is my soul?’ After reading glowing reviews in its first… Continue reading

Hermione and Harry?

So it has come to my attention on Twitter this morning that in an interview with Wonderland magazine, J.K. Rowling admitted that despite being one of the cutest couples in literature- wait for… Continue reading

Dark Tudor series are finally coming to our screens!

After The Other Boleyn Girl, The Tudors and The White Queen have been splashed across our screens it was only a matter of time before Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels made an appearance too.… Continue reading