Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Next to Du Maurier, Angela Carter is one of my all-time favourite storytellers. Her masterpiece The Bloody Chamber sees Carter spin subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like Little Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, and Beauty and the…

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Book Review: Christina Henry’s Alice

Book Review: Christina Henry’s Alice

In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo with the screams of the poor souls inside. In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blonde, hangs in tangles down…

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Book Review: Spandex and the City (Blog Tour)

Book Review: Spandex and the City (Blog Tour)

Thank you Little, Brown Book Group for inviting me to be a part of the blog tour for Jenny Colgan’s new novel Spandex and the City. LOCAL GIRL SWEPT OFF HER FEET Mild-mannered publicist Holly Phillips is unlucky in love. She’s embarrassed beyond belief when…

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Book Review: Caraval

Book Review: Caraval

No, your eyes are not mistaken. I have ventured out of my not-so-brief blogging hiatus and an explanation as to where I’ve been and why will soon follow in another post someday, but first, I must tell you all about one of the best books…

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Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Pre-Christmas, I made a promise to myself to try and pick up more classical literature. After a quick trip to W.H. Smith where I splurged on many classic books – one of which you can see I’ll be reviewing today – I randomly decided that…

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