Harry Potter Illustrated Edition

Yesterday the day was officially upon us, it was the release of the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and Philosophers Stone! Continue reading

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TOP 6 FICTIONAL BOYFRIENDS!

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I’ve been reading a lot of books lately where I’ve fallen slightly in love with the male characters. Let’s face it, most of the time fictional boyfriends are much better than actual real life boyfriends because they don’t require as much effort. It’s like we can love them up close without all the drama! Perfect! Now as a human being who likes both the male and female variety I will be following up this post at some point with a ‘top 6 fictional girlfriends,’ because we can’t really leave out how much I long for Katniss Everdeen can we? Continue reading

THOUGHTS ON THE CATCHER IN THE RYE BY J.D. SALINGER AND ‘MODERN CLASSICS’

Begrudgingly I picked up The Catcher in the Rye in June, judging that I wouldn’t enjoy it mainly because of the title “classic” it has bestowed upon it. I have come to think in the last few years that many teenagers and young adults don’t want to pick up the ‘modern classics’ such as The Catcher in the Rye and Lord of the Flies; we’ve somehow been put off them (my guess is having them rammed down our throats during GCSE’s). However I enjoyed delving deeper in to the world of George and Lenny when I was fifteen, so I decided with a little prompt to pick up J.D. Salinger’s most well-known work in preparation for my dissertation next year.

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