Classics Authors I Really Want to Read

Hi everyone, Recently,  I've really been working on my book collection. My ultimate goal is to have the most beautiful editions of all my favourite books and typically, all my favourite books tend to be classics. Whilst researching some books that I wanted to buy, I came across so many that I hadn't read or... Continue Reading →

What Makes Jane Austen Relevant Today?

Hi everyone, As I've been reading nothing but Jane Austen this month, I thought I would write a little something about why her work is still relevant today, despite her novels being published over 200 years ago. I'm currently reading Emma, the story of Emma Woodhouse who loves matchmaking her friends. She is beautiful, powerful... Continue Reading →

Is Jane Austen a Feminist Icon?

Feminism: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes Even before Jane Austen appeared on the £10 note, many have debated whether or not she and her writing could be classed as feminist. I really wanted to write a blog post offering my thoughts and opinions on this very... Continue Reading →

Spring Reading

Hi everyone, Now that the snow has finally stopped in England, flowers are beginning to bloom and the sun shines for longer, I thought it was about time to start getting in the spring mood. I always find myself more engrossed in the story when I read books in whatever season they're set in. I... Continue Reading →

Another Book Haul!

So it seems that I just can't help myself when it comes to buying books. Here's a little haul of the books I've purchased/been given over the past month! The Victorian Underworld by Kellow Chesney I absolutely love learning the nitty gritty bits of history as well as all the gory details. This book documents... Continue Reading →

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