Friday, 16th March 2018 Novel Title: Hard Times Author: Charles Dickens Date of Publication: 1854 (first publication) Ratings: 3.5/5 (Goodreads) Link to purchase book: Book Depository Hard Times, unlike many of Dickens' other novels, is set in a fictional town, named: Coketown. The book satirises contemporary (at time of publication) society and the confused idea of what … Continue reading Book Review: Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Wednesday, 7th March 2018 Novel Title: Ennui Author: Maria Edgeworth Date of Publication: 1809 (first publication) Ratings: 3.32 (Goodreads) When Lord Glenthorn comes of age he inherits the title of Lord, a substantial amount of wealth and a vast amount of wealth. But that can't satisfy his sense of Ennui... in short, he's bored. He travels … Continue reading Book Review: Ennui by Maria Edgeworth
How's it shaken, bacon? So, I've just finished Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth, for college. I thought, as I'd be reading... a bit, I'd review the stuff I was reading. Why not? Can be bought from Book Depository and Amazon (among other places) I'll include links (for the version I read) here: Book Depository, Amazon.co.uk. … Continue reading Book Review: Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth
Tuesday, 23rd of May 2017 How's it shakin' bacon? Today, Lord of Shadows (Cassandra Clare) has been released! I'm super excited to get my hands of a copy of the book and to sink my teeth into the series (I've yet to read Lady Midnight). If you're interested in purchasing a copy (if you've not done … Continue reading Release Day!!!
Wednesday, 2nd of November 2016 How's it shakin' bacon? Today I, finally, finished Throne of Glass. Yay! Excitment! (I want to start with: still not over Sam! Damn you Sarah J. Maas!!!) Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life … Continue reading Book Review: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) (Sarah J. Maas)