The Secrets of Life and Death – Rebecca Alexander

At my university's enrolment day first years are given a fifty pound book voucher for the university book shop (amazing right?). I obviously spent a fair amount of that on books that I needed for my course, but by the end of the year I felt I deserved a book for myself. So, after about …

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The Little Book of Feminism – Harriet Dyer

http://www.summersdale.com/book/1/1122/the-little-book-of-feminism/ I read a lot of books about feminism. A lot of the work I do at uni focuses on gender/feminism issues, so when I got the chance to review this book I obviously grabbed it with both hands. Obviously the books I read for uni are written by academics and a lot of the …

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A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

The All Souls Trilogy is definitely up there with my favourite series of all time. I'm going to review Shadow of Night and The Book of Life in time, but today I'm going to focus on A Discovery of Witches.  Synopsis: Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript …

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