Top Ten Tuesday: Page to Screen

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.     It’s always interesting to compare books to film adaptations, outside of ‘the book was better than the movie!’ (which I’ve definitely said before) They are very different art forms; a movie […]

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Review: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

“Whoever has emerged victorious participates to this day in the triumphal procession in which current rulers step over those who are lying prostrate. According to traditional practice, the spoils are carried along in the procession. They are called cultural treasures, and a historical materialist views them with cautious detachment. For without exception the cultural treasures […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Audio Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Settle in and let me climb on my soapbox; I enjoy nothing more than having the chance to talk about my favourite podcasts.   My Brother, My Brother, and Me An advice show […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Couples

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.   Jude and Cardan The Cruel Prince by Holly Black It might be because I just read The Wicked King but I love Jude and Cardan’s relationship. It’s twisted and messy, and they’re both morally […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.   The Subversive Stitch by Rozsika Parker In this fascinating study, Rozsika Parker traces a hidden history–the shifting notions of femininity and female social roles–by unraveling the history of embroidery from medieval times […]

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a bit of a jam

I feel like I’m stuck in a writing rut. I don’t know why, but over the past few months I’ve found it difficult to write for this blog; namely to write book reviews. The issue isn’t that I haven’t been reading, because I have, and have tried on several occasions to write a review but […]

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