As you can clearly tell from the title, today I am going to be discussing my top five books/series that I want to read in 2017! Within my list, I have included a combination of a YA and classic fictional novels - I wanted to encompass an assortment of more than one type of fiction … Continue reading Top 5 Books/Series TBR in 2017!
Hey, guys! Firstly, I would like to apologise for not posting for several days; it has been an immensely busy week at sixth form with plenty of revision, additional reading, and far too much homework (I am definitely ready for the weekend!). Secondly, I have been struggling to form innovative ideas for new blog posts … Continue reading Having Courage
Affection, appreciation, devotion: all synonyms of love. Loving is easy. It's commitment that we are afraid of. Are we all so full of pride To put all of our emotions aside And conceal them with fear Instead of being truly sincere? It's easy to feel so distant and detached In a society where 'hooking up' … Continue reading An Implication of Love
"Nolite te bastardes carborundorum." At sixth form, I am currently studying Margaret Atwood's disputable 'The Handmaid's Tale' which was published in 1985, following a series of political, environmental and social upheavals. The novel is relatively medium in length with 324 pages (including the Historical notes) and depicts an American dystopian society named Gilead - specifically … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: Book Review
Being unbelievably enthusiastic to broaden my literary knowledge of the dystopian genre, I was presented with a vast selection of classic dystopian novels to aid my ambition; thus discovering Ray Bradbury's renowned 'Fahrenheit 451'. Effectively, the novel is set in a futuristic society where reading and the preservation of books is prohibited. To deal with … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 – A New Beloved?
The Great Gatsby - A Different Perspective (Daisy Buchanan) Despite being driven into a state of paralysis as the fatality of the accident drew nearer, I can recall the events from the hours before as though it were only yesterday… I felt the warmth of the premature sun stream gently against my fair complexion as … Continue reading The Great Gatsby -A Different Perspective.