Literary Prejudice

Hercule Poirot is one of the most recognisable figures in British literature, a charismatic Belgian detective famous for his moustaches and little grey cells. I avoided Agatha Christie novels for years, dismissing them as fluffy murder mysteries just because they were the sort of thing my gran liked to watch on TV on a Sunday… Continue reading Literary Prejudice

Review: Vox

'For herself, her daughter and for every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice. This is only the beginning...' ★★★★ In a time where we get frustrated with a character limit on Twitter it's hard to think about how anyone could survive limited to speaking just 100 words a day. In Vox that's exactly what… Continue reading Review: Vox

A bookcase of to be read

I’m not really into New Year’s resolutions but I’m determined to finally make a dent in my bookshelf of unread books- all 61 of them. Yes that's right, I actually have a whole bookcase dedicated to unread books. I have no control when I go into bookshops, charity shops, walking past book stalls... anywhere you… Continue reading A bookcase of to be read

A book journey

In a world where it is almost impossible to escape from reality thanks to constant notifications from social media, emails and all the other apps on my phone I've found myself longing for the world of books more than ever. I've been a bookaholic for as long as I can remember. While other kids wanted… Continue reading A book journey