Laura Bates – Misogynation

Last Wednesday, I headed back into Oxford after work to attend a talk by Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism project, successful author, and possibly one of the most articulate people I have ever heard speak in public. The talk was held in the Sheldonian Theatre – always lovely Continue Reading

[REVIEW] The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry

Sarah Perry’s second novel is seriously something else. It’s totally not something I would usually read, and I’ll admit that I was drawn in by the Waterstones special edition cover (it’s shiny and the pages are blue – what more could you want?!). I hadn’t read her first novel, but Continue Reading

[REVIEW] Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen

In light of the fact that my favourite book ever is Pride and Prejudice, and has been for a good five years or so, I thought it might be time to give Austen’s other novels a go. I wasn’t a fan of Sense and Sensibility (although loved the film, obvs) Continue Reading

[REVIEW] Girl Online – Zoe Sugg

Zoella’s first book follows our protagonist Penny, a shy, awkward girl who is trying her best to fit in. Based in Brighton – those who know the town will follow most of the places Penny and co go to eat – Zoella has clearly based much of the book on Continue Reading

[REVIEW] We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I can honestly say that this book almost entirely sums up my views about and surrounding feminism. I was surprised by how tiny this book was – I didn’t realise it was an essay! – but I’m so glad I bought this. Just a few days before I sat down Continue Reading

[REVIEW] Not That Kind of Girl – Lena Dunham

I put off reading Dunham’s book for a long time. It was constantly cropping up on people’s blogs, YouTube channels, and Instagram feeds. I half-heartedly put it on my Christmas list last year, thinking I’d see what the hype was about, but never received a copy. When I was looking Continue Reading

Five Favourites: 15th November 2015

I’ve had quite the eventful weekend, which I’ll be doing a post on soon, so I’ve not had the chance to jot this down until 4.30pm on a Sunday! I also had Friday off, which was my first day off so far and was pretty awesome. I’m really getting into Continue Reading

[REVIEW] Royal Wedding – Meg Cabot

Royal Wedding is the new book by Meg Cabot, intended as a sequel to the Princess Diaries series, but aimed at older readers (i.e. not 13 year olds). It follows Princess Mia years after the tenth book ended – she is 25, living at the Genovian Consulate in New York, Continue Reading

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