The Last Wish – Andrzej Sapkowski

Everyone always tries to find something else to do instead of writing their dissertations. It’s a fact we all need to accept, is that when your coursemate brags they’ve started it or done a massive amount of progress on it, the truth is they’re probably 3 seasons deep into a Netflix Original and they need to hide it. Over the summer though, I was not 3 seasons deep into a Netflix Original, but rather watching someone else get 90 hours deep into The Witcher 3. Continue reading The Last Wish – Andrzej Sapkowski

A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas

Imagine Beauty and the Beast. I mean it shouldn’t be hard, it’s hard to step outside without the classic fairytale assaulting you due to its star-studded remake. And now you have it in your mind imagine what happens after the story is told when Belle and the Prince are left lying awake at night, tortured by that final battle with Gaston. And that is the start of A Court of Mist and Fury.

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The Truth about Melody Brown – Lisa Jewell

Imagine living your life as normal, but you have no memory of your life from birth to nine years old. You have small broken seemingly insignificant memories of your childhood, but that is all. This is the life of Melody Brown. 30-something single mother to a 17-year-old son living in a council flat in London, who is just living life as normal until she starts having memories of a mysterious childhood she didn’t know she had.

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The Reader on the 6.27 – Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

Guylain Vignolles is what I would call a reflection of the reader. He lives a mundane life, his main three companions include his goldfish and he works an unfulfilling job at a book recycling plant. He hates his job, lying to his mother that he has a successful career in publishing, and like most people dreams of better things. The only thing that remotely stands out about Guylain are his daily readings on the way to the job he despises; he is the reader on the 6.27.

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