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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women

Alcott’s Little Women isn’t your average ‘rags to riches tale’, exploring sisterhood and the adventures that come with it. The story follows Meg, Jo, Amy, and Beth March, who are the ‘little women’- an ironic label considering the coming-of-age theme…

Death On The Nile

death on the nile

This book is my first read of Agatha Christie so it is fitting that it is also her most commendednovel. While it did take me a few attempts to get past page 6 it was definitely worth the fewhours it…

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

“There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.” Ever wanted to read something different, maybe out of your comfort zone?…

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming is an insightful anecdote by Michelle Obama documenting her somewhat unprivileged childhood, through her year of education and into her two-time presidential term as the First Lady of the United States or FLOTUS. It represents her obstacles and victories,…

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The tales of Beedle the Bard is part of the Wizarding World series. Written by JK Rowling, it builds on your understanding of the Wizarding World. The book is alluded towards in Deathly Hallows. It is made up of 5…

Listen To The Moon

Listen to the moon is an intriguing novel tracing the story of a young girl stranded on the uninhabited isle of Scilly and the boy who found her.  Alfie and his father find a young girl – abandoned, wounded and…

The Poppy War

The Poppy War is one of the most impressive dark fantasy debuts I have ever read. From the outset, Kuang introduces us to a morally complex character-Fang Runin, known simply as Rin. What initially begins as a stereotypical novel of…

Atonement

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McEwan’s most notable novel ‘Atonement’ journeys the reader through a blossoming and rather brusque romance between an aristocratic Cecilia Tallis and the labouring Robbie Turner. The novel is split into four parts which develop the complex character narrative structure through…