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Quotes Taken From: The Best Of Everything

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As a book I have revisited several times, my copy of The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe is quite¬†fragile and very worn. This bestseller novel was originally published in 1958, and became a huge hit with young women during the 60’s. It continues to be listed as a must-read for twenty-somethings (that’s where I …

Quotes Taken From: Wise Children

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I picked up two of Angela Carter’s books kind of by accident – I was drawn to them individually; both ‘Vintage’ publications, both with bold front covers, both with interesting blurbs on the back. I didn’t realise they were by the same author when purchasing them.

Quotes Taken From: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

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The Girl Who Was Saturday Night is the story of Nouschka, a wild flower living in Quebec, Canada. With her twin brother Nicholas always close by her side, she lives like a wannabe rebel in a place where everybody knows her name thanks to fifteen minutes of fame during her childhood.

Quotes Taken From: All The Bright Places

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If you like the sound of Looking For Alaska, or have liked any of John Green’s writing, you’ll love All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. It’s a beautifully written Young Adult novel that is both romantic and funny, all the while telling some brutally honest truths about mental health stigma and suicide. I devoured …

8 Books With An Awesome Heroine

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Fiction proves that human beings can do magic. They can make you immerse into a new world, imagine outrageous adventures, and experience emotion over the written word. Reading something inspiring is all the more powerful – and what better way to get inspired than to read about these truly awesome heroines?

17 Quotes From The Harry Potter Books

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With thanks to my recent bout of great anxiety, I have managed to read all Harry Potter books (minus the Cursed Child) within 6 weeks. They have been a brilliant source of distraction for me, giving me the ability to lose myself in a world of fantasy – an escapism that only stories can provide.