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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Resolutions/Goals

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by The Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Bookish Resolutions/Goals I don’t have 10 bookish resolutions or goals but I do have a few to talk about. 1. Read 52 books I set my 2017 Goodreads… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Resolutions/Goals

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Shakespeare Saturdays: Sonnet 1

I love Shakespeare’s sonnets, and his other poems too, so I thought I’d discuss at least one sonnet per month in this series. First up, unsurprisingly, is sonnet 1. From fairest creatures we desire increase,  That thereby beauty’s rose might never die,  But as the riper should by time decease,  His tender heir might bear… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Sonnet 1

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Book Review: A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

Title: A Hat Full of Sky Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2004 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 352 Started: 7th January 2018 Completed: 10th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: A real witch never casually steps out of her body, leaving it empty. Eleven-year-old Tiffany does. And there’s something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible,… Continue reading Book Review: A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

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Book Review: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Title: The Wee Free Men Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2003 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 320 Started: 2nd January 2018 Completed: 7th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: Up on the chalk downs they call The Wold, witches are banned – ever since the Baron’s son vanished in the woods. Anyway, as all witches know, chalk’s no good for magic. Nine-year-old… Continue reading Book Review: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Ten Books I Meant to Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman The Enemy by Lee Child ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King The Plague by Albert Camus Le Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory The… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To

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Book Tag: Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

The lovely Paula @ Book Jotter has tagged me to do the Amazon 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime tag! The rules are as follows: Include a link back to Amazon’s official 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime page. Tag Perfectly Tolerable, the creator of this meme Tag the person who nominated you Copy the list of… Continue reading Book Tag: Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

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Shakespeare Saturdays: Titus Andronicus

Welcome to a new weekly series on my blog entitled Shakespeare Saturdays. Despite the title, I won’t only be talking about Shakespeare in these posts but his work will be the main focus overall. However, being the Renaissance literature nerd that I am, I also want to write about other writers from the era including… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Titus Andronicus