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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Charlotte’s Web

I like to think, as readers, we can track our lives through the books we read and how they relate to our journey. Obviously they can’t all be so meaningful as that but there are some that remain with us and, for me at least, Charlotte’s Web was one of them. My first, and most treasured, copy of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ was a hand-me-down from my Dad – its pages were dim and it smelled a little musky but it did the job and fast became one of my favourite stories. I often credit it for my love of reading and wrote about it in my application for University. Four years…

Books I didn’t like

Apparently it’s national honesty day! Looking back at my day I can hardly say it would’ve been any different had I known that sooner but still, I feel like I should honour it somehow in my own way.  So, here’s a few popular books that, at least first time round, left me disappointed. This is my confession.  The Fault in Our Stars Tearjerker books can be very hit-and-miss for me and this one just didn’t hit the mark. I don’t know if it had something to do with knowing how much of a following it already had or if, having entered my twenties, I just wasn’t…