International Literacy Day 2017

Today is International Literacy Day and I teamed up with Viking to express my love of literature. Because, if you hadn’t realised already (where have you been?) I’m very much into my novels, especially those from the Victorian era.  I’ve been a bookworm since before I could even read. My family would read to me…

9 Works of Victorian Literature You Need to Read

Hi, my name is Sarah, and I love all things nineteenth century. I studied English at uni and during my second year I realised how much I loved Victorian literature so made that my focus for third year and my MA. You’ll notice a theme of late-Victorian Gothic going on with a few of my…

Throne of Glass | Crown of Midnight – Sarah J Maas: Book Review

Ever find a series and just devour it so quickly? I’m currently reading the third novel in the Throne of Glass series and I’m enjoying it. Throne of Glass is the first novel in a series of young adult fantasy collection by American author, Sarah J. Maas. There are currently five books with a sixth…

The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton: Book Review

The Miniaturist is Jessie Burton’s debut novel; it is a international bestseller and has been published in over thirty languages. ‘Haunting, magical and full of surprises.’ S.J. Watson ‘Fabulously gripping.’ Observer ‘Powerful and richly imagined.’ Sunday Times After reading reviews online, I decided to purchase The Miniaturist and see if it lived up to the…