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The longlist for the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is here!

I love awards season and I love books, so naturally each time there’s a new bookish prize out there, I NEED to talk about it! And this one is extra special because all the books here are on my TBR! The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is aimed towards young writers under the age…… Continue reading The longlist for the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is here!

Book Reviews

No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.

There, I said it. I first read the book when I was a teenager, and yes, my first impression was that of a tragic love story too. But re-reading it and years of watching popular culture tell women that the tortured hero is sexy and “partner material” has convinced me otherwise. And now I’m going…… Continue reading No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.

Book Reviews

Bird Box Netflix movie and book review

You know me. I’m just your run-of-the-mill Sandra Bullock fan and a book nerd. I saw Bird Box’s trailer and was hooked immediately! I love post-apocalyptic stories and Sandy Bullock was starring in it? The popcorn was already a-poppin’. I only recently discovered that the movie was actually based on a book, so I immediately…… Continue reading Bird Box Netflix movie and book review