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.
By Stromvoe I’ve been a reader since my early teens if not earlier, so there are plenty of books I might have forgotten about. Nevertheless, this is just a few which came to my mind first when trying to list my favourites.
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?
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.
1. MWF Seeking BFF by Rachel Bertsche This book gave me some hope of finding new friends when I didn’t think I could. A lot of people are able to hang on to their childhood friends, whether that is primary or secondary school buddies. People also make friends through work. Making any new friends outside …