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Classics Corner: Fahrenheit 451

Hello, happy June and welcome back to Classic’s Corner! The blog where we take all your favourite authors and chat nonsense that won’t be of any use to your exams! This month (but really last month) I read Fahrenheit 451 and just… woah. It’s a book that’s been looking at me, slowly blinking it’s way… Continue reading Classics Corner: Fahrenheit 451

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Classic’s Corner: Lord of the Flies

Welcome back to Classic’s Corner, today we’re going to be talking about conch shells, beasts and non existent cannibalism. Where did this shared hallucination come from, that Lord of the Flies is about a group of kids who end up killing and eating each other? Literally everyone I’ve told I was reading Lord of the… Continue reading Classic’s Corner: Lord of the Flies

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Book Review: Journey to Dragon Island by Claire Fayers

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaas! You have no idea how excited I was about this book. I mean seriously, I got sent a proof copy at work and I scared some people with my enthusiasm. This is the level of excitement we’re talking about here. Eeeeek! And now the official release date draws near and I can finally review… Continue reading Book Review: Journey to Dragon Island by Claire Fayers

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Book Review: A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab

Sequel time! Y’all know how much I love V.E.Schwab, Vicious is one of my favourite books ever and I really enjoyed A Darker Shade of Magic, let’s dive in to A Gathering of Shadows! “It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell’s possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard.… Continue reading Book Review: A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab

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Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne

It’s April and here we are again, we’ve finally come full circle and arrived back at Classic’s Corner! Proud of me? What do you mean “no”? Pffft. ‘One ill-fated evening at the Reform Club, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions £20,000 that he can travel around the entire globe in just eighty days – and… Continue reading Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne

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Book Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

Here I go again, Judging books by their covers. “The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side. In “Books and Roses” one special key opens a library, a garden, and clues… Continue reading Book Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

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Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Vaseem Khan

Ooo a sequel! “For centuries the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone’s principal concern. And yet, on the very day… Continue reading Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Vaseem Khan