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The Reviewing Reel: Pygmalion

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw What a book. What a play. What an everything. I will be honest when I say that I love musicals. I'm not just saying that to sound cool, I genuinely love musicals. So much that I sometimes think that I was born to be a Broadway star, I wasn't. I… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Pygmalion

books, sixth form

Studying English Literature at A-Level

Hi! So, basically, I got this idea from the wonderfully amazing BookTuber/book blogger LucyTheReader, who recently made a video on her experiences with studying English Literature at A-Level, the set texts that she's studying and how she's getting on with them all. I guess this is kind of a response to that, in a way. I… Continue reading Studying English Literature at A-Level

books, Reviews

YA Book Prize 2017: Beautiful Broken Things

Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard My rating: 4 of 5 stars ooooooooh this is #relatable View all my reviews First things first - this book perfectly describes female friendships and relationships. I related to the characters in this book so well, it really added to my overall enjoyment of the… Continue reading YA Book Prize 2017: Beautiful Broken Things

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Ya Book Prize 2017: Chasing The Stars

Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman Before I begin - I really, genuinely adore Malorie Blackman. I love the Noughts and Crosses series, and I think her writing style is brilliant. I've even watched her on a panel at Hay Festival, back when she was Children's Laureate. However - I did not like Chasing the Stars. It was my… Continue reading Ya Book Prize 2017: Chasing The Stars

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YA Book Prize 2017: Paper Butterflies

My college is shadowing the YA Book Prize this year - you can find out more about the shortlist, how you can shadow the event and where it'll be presented here. I'm very lucky in that I live very close by to Hay-On-Wye (which is where the Hay Festival is held in the UK every May)… Continue reading YA Book Prize 2017: Paper Butterflies