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Review: the Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

Here we are again with another Sherlock Holmes novel! How did I enjoy this one? Ok, I’ll get this out of the way first, this is my favourite Sherlock Holmes story by far. Mary gets introduced in this one too! Why do I love this story so much? Because the main characters are ridiculous and…… Continue reading Review: the Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Review: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

I love, love, LOVE, Audrey Hepburn. Honestly love her. Having watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s, I wanted to read the book as well. But how do they compare? I’m not going to waste much of my time on this book. This is a HORRIBLE book. Don’t get me wrong, it’s greatly written, but oh god. The…… Continue reading Review: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

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Children’s Book Sunday: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens and Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie

As you probably know, I love classics and I love children’s books, so Peter Pan should be right up my alley, right? I was really excited to read this one, but did it live up to my expectations? We all know the Disney version of Peter Pan, or maybe you know Finding Neverland [I am…… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens and Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie

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Review: the Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins

Here we are again with another Wilkie Collins review! I’ve been searching for this book for MONTHS, has it been worth the wait? First things first, what is this book about? This sounds like a ghost story if  I ever heard any, but it isn’t, not really, unfortunately. The story revolves around one family and…… Continue reading Review: the Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins

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Review: a Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

I love the series Sherlock. I love the movie adaption of Sherlock Holmes. I love detectives. I love the Victorian Era. So why did I never READ the Sherlock Holmes series? So here we are, and I finished the first one in the series! Oh lordie. I loved it. I absolutely loved it. I mean,…… Continue reading Review: a Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Children’s Book Sunday: Baby Lit a Midsummer Night’s Dream by Jennifer Adams

Oh I love children’s books. I love collecting them, and when I saw there’s a special Baby Lit book series, I had to check them out! We start with Shakespeare. This is the baby version of Shakespeare’s a Midsummer Night’s Dream,now I got this one because I never even read Shakespeare (ok, apart from that…… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Baby Lit a Midsummer Night’s Dream by Jennifer Adams

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Review: Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins

As you may know, Wilkie Collins is the writer of my favourite book, the Moonstone. When I was in my local Waterstones in Oxford,  I got extremely excited, so many Wilkie Collin’s books available to me! I instantly bought this one, and here you are, reading my review about it. I had the opportunity to choose…… Continue reading Review: Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins