Monthly Favourites: May 2019
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Monthly Favourites: May 2019

Welcome to my new series on my blog called Monthly Favourites. I felt inspired to do this because there is so much more to me than books and I wanted to share some of that with my readers. So each month as an added bonus to your regular book reviews and bookish discussions you are … Continue reading

Aging horror and Indigenous stories: a review of Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary”
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Aging horror and Indigenous stories: a review of Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Stephen King published his novel Pet Sematary in 1983, which makes the novel almost 40 years old. The plot hinges on a universal human desire: to beat death and to keep hold … Continue reading

25 years since Jeffrey Eugenides’ debut novel: “The Virgin Suicides”
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25 years since Jeffrey Eugenides’ debut novel: “The Virgin Suicides”

TRIGGER WARNING: This review deals with death by suicide. Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Virgin Suicides were first published in 1993 and it was Jeffrey Eugenides’ breakout debut novel. It was received with critical acclaim and … Continue reading

A defence of Nancy: rethinking poverty and “The Craft”
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A defence of Nancy: rethinking poverty and “The Craft”

It is easy to think of Nancy as a bitch who deserves everything she gets in the end. But that is the same type of thinking that blames people for being poor as though those people actually want to have no money. Continue reading