The White Review Issue 31: Launch Party!

OK, so this post is a couple of days late… sorry! I don’t really have an excuse beyond I’ve been really tired, and the last couple of days couldn’t bring myself to sit down and write after doing the other things I had to do that day. As with the other week, this week’s post is actually talking about a literary event: the first in-person literary event I’ve attended since before COVID-19! Just to clarify before I get started, this is not sponsored in any way: I wasn’t invited by organisers, and I paid for my own ticket as an audience member.

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10 Classics to Try if You Like SFF

Welcome to my latest new blog post series! I’m not sure yet how many posts are going to be in this series, but I’m hoping to make it a monthly thing, probably for the rest of this year. Each month, I’m going to pick a different genre, focusing on popular bookstagram/booktube genres, and recommend 10 classics that you will probably enjoy if you’re a fan of that genre! If I’ve read and reviewed them, I’ll leave a link to my review so you can find out more, but some might be TBR books. Today, I’m focusing on science fiction and fantasy, and suggesting some classics (including modern classics!) that you might enjoy if you’re a fan of this genre.

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Mansfield Park – Jane Austen: Review & Recommend | CLASSICS CATCHUPS

I recently read Mansfield Park by Jane Austen as a buddy read with my good friend Amy @ Read Dream Live, and I have to admit, it wasn’t what I expected. I’ve read Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, and never have I encountered such a dull Austen heroine! Nor have I actually ever encountered an Austen side character quite so dull as Fanny.

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