Rebecca (Book) Review

I know, I know, it’s criminal in some respects that I hadn’t read this before last month. It boasts everything I hold dear in literature (Gothic landscapes, strong women, drama, murder, suspense) and yet somehow I just never got round to it. It’s the same with Jane Austen, I feel close to the subject matter […]

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Girl Gang: Stephen King Character Edition

Inspired as always by the brilliant Meghan Lightle and her Avengers Girl Gang, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the mighty female characters of Stephen King’s books. While some of his books are decidedly female-ccentric, it isn’t always the girls that get the glory. I’m here to round them up for my own personal […]

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The Woman in the Window (Book) Review

I read this book in tandem with my friend Heather and it was so much fun. We both raced through it in a couple of days and compared notes as we went. This book is impossible to put down, something authors are always quoted as saying for the cover of novels but in this case […]

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Weekly Digest

This week I am loving: The Fall I’m very late to this party but I’ve become obsessed. I’ve done the first two seasons already this weekend. Could being able to rinse an extraordinary amount of television within a tiny window of time be considered a super power? In The Fall, a strangler is terrorising Belfast […]

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Weekly Digest

This week I am digging: Search Party, Season Two One of my favourite shows is back and I found out BY ACCIDENT! So I spend a whole weekend rinsing the second season and it was dark and funny – and a perfect reminder of how much I love the characters in the first place. I’m […]

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Such Small Hands (Book) Review

It would be very hard for me to go in too deep on this book because it’s very hard to define. It’s stunning though; macabre, fascinating and eery as hell. Marina is seven and has just become an orphan, after her parents are killed in a car accident. The same accident strips the skin from […]

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Misery (Book) Review

“She can’t be dead, MISERY CHASTAIN CANNOT BE DEAD!” ~ Annie Wilkes The latest in my long overdue Stephen King Odyssey and one of the best so far. When I shared that I was reading this on social media, some of my friends popped up to say how brilliant it is, even in comparison to […]

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