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Top Ten Tuesday: Series’ I’ve Given Up On

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Series’ I’ve Given Up On. 1. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas I read the first two books last year (or perhaps the year before, I’m not sure) and… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Series’ I’ve Given Up On

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Shakespeare Saturdays: Sonnets 11 and 12

This week I’m going to do a quick post about two of Shakespeare’s sonnets. Sonnet 11 As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow’st In one of thine, from that which thou departest; And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestow’st, Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest. Herein lives wisdom,… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Sonnets 11 and 12

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ARC Book Review: Sleeper 13 by Rob Sinclair

Title: Sleeper 13 Author: Rob Sinclair Genre: Thriller Date: 28th June 2018 Publisher: Orion ISBN 13: 9781409175933 Pages: 432 Started: 18th June 2018 Completed: 20th June 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: As a child he was smuggled to the Middle East from his London home, to be trained as one of the most elite insurgent soldiers of his generation. For years he… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Sleeper 13 by Rob Sinclair

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Mini Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Author: Gail Honeyman Genre: Literary Fiction / Contemporary Date: 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 386 Started: 6th June 2018 Completed: 10th June 2018 Rating: 3/5 Summary: Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same… Continue reading Mini Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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Shakespeare Saturdays: King Lear at the RSC

A couple of Saturdays ago I wrote a post about William Shakespeare’s play King Lear and I actually saw King Lear at the RSC on the 31st of May 2018. I thought I’d do a really quick post about what I liked and disliked about the play along with some information about it. About the production:  This is actually… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: King Lear at the RSC