Why You Don’t Have to Read the Literary Canon

Why You Don’t Have to Read the Literary Canon

Hi folks! So, last week I wrote a little blog post on why I think people should read the literary canon. The long and short of it was that there is value in reading older literature and it can make reading contemporary books more meaningful. So,  I had to write a post on why you [...]

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Why You Should Read the Literary Canon

Why You Should Read the Literary Canon

Today I wanted to talk about the Literary Canon today i.e. the greats and the classics of literature that have stood the test of time. The word canon comes from the ancient Greek word kanṓn meaning a measuring rod or standard, and these works are considered to be the best of what has been produced in [...]

April Wrap Up: Run, Riot, The Perfect Date and More Marvel

April Wrap Up: Run, Riot, The Perfect Date and More Marvel

Happy May everyone! April was a quiet month blogging-wise for me, but I guess I've made up for it by watching lots of TV? The Reading Corner Poison - Chris Wooding I've been planning to reread this for ages. It's a high fantasy fairy tale which follows 16-year-old Poison. Poison leaves her small swamp-village when [...]

Marvel Avengers Book Tag

Marvel Avengers Book Tag

Hi folks! Today I'm doing the Marvel Avengers Book Tag! Thank you to the lovely Orangutan Librarian who tagged me a while ago just as I had been catching up with Marvel movies myself. (I'm only 3 films behind now but planning to watch Endgame next week anyway...) Iron Man - A book that made [...]