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Review: The Painted Ocean – Gabriel Packard

I was recommended Gabriel Packard’s debut The Painted Ocean by Jayne from Girl Tweets World shortly after reading A Little Life, so it’s been on my radar for a while. Prior to a quick trip to Singapore I was almost entirely out of books, and understandably thrilled when my friend Emma – who I met for brunch […]

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Epic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Reads

In celebration of Valentine’s day and all things romantic, I’ve compiled a list of some of literature’s best love stories. From Margaret Mitchell’s epic saga of unrequited love; to Audrey Niffenegger’s debut tale of time travel that won her a legion of fans the world over, if you fancy curling up with a good old […]

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A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara

I was gifted A Little Life for my 30th birthday by two of my wonderful friends Nik and Mitch. With a matter of hours to spare before the clock struck midnight on the final eve of my twenties, I had finished the long, laborious, emotional and enriching challenge of finishing the BBC Top 100; a feat that […]

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