My Ramblings · Updates

From Sixth Form Student to University Student: A Journey Begins

Long time, no speak! I’m back, rejuvenated and relaxed, ready to review once more! The last time I posted, I told you all that I was taking a hiatus in order to sit my exams. Having received the results, I am thrilled to be able to tell you all that I passed, and I am indeed… Continue reading From Sixth Form Student to University Student: A Journey Begins

Updates

The Sort-Of Hiatus – An Important Message

Hello guys! As we approach the summer exams period, I have been swarmed with work and revision for my important exams. For this reason, I simply am not reading anything, and subsequently am not reviewing. I will be aiming to read and review any requests I have received over the next few weeks, but otherwise,… Continue reading The Sort-Of Hiatus – An Important Message

Page 394

Page 394 – March 2016

‘Turn to page three hundred and ninety-four.’ ~Severus Snape, ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ Good evening! It is the 14th of the month, which means it is time for the Page 394 meme. Created by Novelcraftings, this meme is in honour of the fantastic Alan Rickman, and requires you to turn to page 394… Continue reading Page 394 – March 2016

Adult Book Reviews · Bite-Size Corner · Book Reviews 2016 · Classic Books · Dystopian Books · Sci-Fi Books

Bite-Size Corner -‘Anthem’ by Ayn Rand

ANTHEM is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated. Equality 7-2521, writing by candlelight in a… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner -‘Anthem’ by Ayn Rand

Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Young Adult Book Reviews

‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become… Continue reading ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Characters Everyone Loves But I Hate

Happy Tuesday! It is time for Top Ten Tuesday, as ever created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is ‘Ten Characters Everyone Loves But You Do Not Get’. As a rather hateful person (I joke…) this topic is right up my street. I am known for having some unconventional views, especially on… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Characters Everyone Loves But I Hate