I’ve been in study mode for my exams in May so I haven’t had time for much reading outside of my university reading list. I’ve been tackling Shakespeare plays and Renaissance literature (i.e. Volpone by Ben Jonson, Paradise Lost by John Milton) lately. It’s been difficult
I read a few Sherlock Holmes books recently for one of my courses at Uni and I’ve really enjoyed them so far. I wanted to write about my thoughts so far but since I haven’t finished the series and probably won’t for a while I
So yesterday was a big day at Digesting the Words… New layout!! But before I get to that: I’m happy to introduce my younger sister Uzma who will be joining me in reviewing books. Uzma is currently taking care of book review requests (mostly) whilst I get my
Leila Sanders was depicted absolutely perfectly. She wasn’t ever whiny or bratty like you’d expect of a young girl, she had a sense of maturity from living alone and enduring so much in her life, from knowing so much about blues music. Yet she still had very innocent and childlike elements to her personality which is to be expected from someone in high school, but would only be seen when she felt safe and actually had a parental figure looking over her.
Mansfield Park was part of my University reading so unfortunately it wasn’t a book I chose to read for pleasure. I read the majority of it in 2013 but I only managed to finish it recently. I could have made time for Mansfield Park, but really it just isn’t that interesting.
Starcrush follows a young girl called Genna as she encounters love with two cute and mysterious guys that seemed so real that you almost fell in love with them too.
Colony East was the first book I read this year and I absolutely loved everything about it. From the real life changing obstacles, to the constant suspense and tension, Colony East had be gripped until the very end!