It Only Happens in the Movies, Holly Bourne

I bought this book at the Birmingham leg of the book tour.  Youtuber Hannah Witton chaired a talk and Q&A with Holly Bourne and it was fantastic!  Although, I hadn't read the book at that point I was really interested to hear about the inspirations and motivations behind the book, especially as it was Bourne's… Continue reading It Only Happens in the Movies, Holly Bourne


Turtles All The Way Down

After the longest wait for a book ever, the latest John Green novel was finally released!  The wait was definitely worth it.  Turtles All The Way Down may not be the best book I've read this year but it's cterinaly one that will stay with me for life. This novel follows the story of Aza, a girl… Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down


Thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series

Over the last two days, I have watched the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.  I read and studied the book at A Level and thoroughly enjoyed it.  I often find myself thinking about its events, themes and messages whenever something in the real world challenges my beliefs on society, gender and identity.… Continue reading Thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series